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"Police: Woman killed man who fired AR-15-style rifle into party crowd

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by We Never Know, May 28, 2022.

  1. We Never Know

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    Think what might have happened if she wasn't armed.

    "Police: Woman killed man who fired rifle into party crowd"

    "CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who began firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd of people that had gathered for a party, authorities said.

    Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday night after he pulled out the rifle and began shooting at dozens of people attending the birthday-graduation party outside an apartment complex in the city of Charleston, police said in a statement.

    The woman, who was attending the party, drew a pistol and fired, killing Butler, the statement said. No one at the party was injured.

    “Instead of running from the threat, she engaged with the threat and saved several lives last night,” Chief of Detectives Tony Hazelett told news outlets Thursday.

    Butler was at the apartment complex earlier in the evening in a vehicle and had been warned to slow down because children were playing, police said. They said he left, but returned later, parked in front of the complex and began firing.

    After fatally shooting Butler, the woman waited along with several witnesses for police to arrive, and all have cooperated with the investigation, authorities said."

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  2. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    You know what the evil anti gun crowd is going to say.
     
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  3. KenS

    KenS Face to face with my Father
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    And imagine if teachers were armed.
     
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  4. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Might as well turn all schools into military academys.

    Instill a sense of discipline and responsibility.
     
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  5. danieldemol

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    Think what might have happened if neither of them were armed.

    In my opinion.
     
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  6. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    So we are evil because we believe in preventing unnecessary loss of life?

    In my opinion.
     
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  7. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Apparently this saved lives as well.

    Seems there is a stalemate with the debates.
     
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  8. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Probably an explosion or a car running people down.
     
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    Actually it only minimised the loss of life in a situation where civilians are armed, but the casualties could have been lower by one if neither were armed.

    But sure, if you want to spin such an obvious loss of debate as a stalemate I guess *shrugs*

    In my opinion.
     
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  10. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    No its not spin. It's just being realistic.

    A psychopath will attempt kill by any means available.
     
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    A dead person is a saved life?
     
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  12. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    Explosions dont happen nearly as often as gun violence in the US, and having traffic barriers in strategic locations such as around crowds means that ramming civilians is getting rarer too.

    In my opinion.
     
  13. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    I don't care about psychopaths.

    And yes, it is saved lives.

    That woman is a hero.
     
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  14. danieldemol

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    So we should give them the worst easiest most convenient means of doing it possible?

    In my opinion.
     
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  15. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Givin the climate of the rise in homicidal maniacs, that could very well change.

    Of course time will tell and I hope your right.
     
  16. We Never Know

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    Guns will always be around whether legal or illegal.
    A gun in the wrong hands is deadly, however a gun in the right hands saves lives.
     
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  17. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    So you have no compassion for those who drew the genetic/environmental short straw and you want to call us evil?

    In my opinion.
     
  18. We Never Know

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    Better one die who is looking to kill many than many die.
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Not so easy if other people being attacked are armed themselves.

    It can go both ways as I think harmless unarmed people are a convenience in itself.
     
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    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Compassion is just what that woman demonstrated by quickly removing the threat and saving lives.

    It comes in many forms depending on circumstances and conditions.
     
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