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Man shot by Edmonds police for open carrying a rifle

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Kable, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. Kable

    Kable Lynnwood Active Member

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  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    It'll be interesting to see if any further details are brought to light.
     
  3. thereddog

    thereddog State of Jefferson Active Member

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    Methinks the Edmonds PD is about to have the most effective component of good gardening compost sued out of them.

    Maybe he didn't hear them. Could have been deaf, or plugged into his music etc.
    Deer season is just around the corner too, so he could have been taking the rifle out to sight it in etc.


    This needs to be explored in detail.

    Thanks for the heads up Kable.
     
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  4. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    This would be my defense but the way my hearing is when someone shouts or there is really loud noises it hurts my ears.
    If I'm well within the laws I don't need some friggin LEO to question, detain or want my personal information. They can suck swamp water!!!
     
  5. pdx225

    pdx225 Hillsboro Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    From the information given in the article it looks to be a justified shooting. Man with a rifle by a school doesn't comply to verbal cammands and gets shot. Candidate for a Darwin award.
     
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  6. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    Which law is it that prohibits having a rifle near a school? If a police officer verbally commands you to stand on your head and spit rubber nickels are you going to comply? Refusing to obey a police officer is not a capital offense....yet.
     
  7. Blue Devil PA

    Blue Devil PA Boise Active Member

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    So it is OK to suspend due justice and the US Constitution because he was "near" a school and did not follow verbal instructions? If you notice there has been a lot of shootings by police officers in cases that in the past would have led to arrests. Is this due to the militarization of our police force and/or the complete removal of the "to serve and protect" aspect of policing. You decide, before you pass judgement on anyone on either side of the trigger think about BOTH sides of the argument and how you would like to be treated in that situation.
     
  8. pdx225

    pdx225 Hillsboro Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Really that's the best the best "if" scenario u can come up with? If I was open carrying a rifle by a school and the cops roll up, I would do my best to comply with their instructions and work towards defusing the situation so I can be on my way.
     
  9. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Here's the first comment after the story! Sounds like a plant.
    """Little doubt that it was an assault style rifle. The Times could not report it due to deadlines.

    Time to pass a ban on assault style rifles in this great state! I am sure that Gov Jay Inslee is on board.""
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    safety wellness diversity
    far left coast
    1758 comments

    They have no shame! I'll bet safety wellness diversity is a Bloominberger idiot.

    Brutus Out
     
  10. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Anyone read tot one comment that was left on this "news" page? boy, there's another nutcase, jumping to conclusions...

    Sounds like the officers jumped a little, too. Sure would be nice to know the whole story here.
     
  11. pdx225

    pdx225 Hillsboro Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Not it's not ok to suspend due justice and the constitution but both are fought at in the courts. From what I can see on the article, he decided to go a different route.
     
  12. thereddog

    thereddog State of Jefferson Active Member

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    They should stop building schools where folks have Constitutional rights then. Why does a school negate my rights?

    What comes next, no religious practices near schools?

    What if someone wanted to speak freely and exercise their 1st amendment rights near a school? Does the school trump the Law of the land?

    What about private schools, public schools?

    How about schools of cooking, or other trades?


    What about schools for teachers, you know, places where educators get and edumication?


    Are these places where the Constitution is null and void?
    If so, then what good is the Constitution at all?
     
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  13. saxon

    saxon springfield Active Member

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    yes su massa officer i just doo wut you says yesahhh
    i no i aints got me no rights no suh
     
  14. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Look at his other comments (in other stories) - he says things that parody liberal thinking to stir things up. I don't believe he's serious.
     
  15. mancat

    mancat Kitsap County Well-Known Member

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    SWD is a well-known troll on the Times site..
     
  16. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Open carry, sending a message.
    Young, serious fellas, AR type rifles, looking for confrontations.
    Where do they come from? what group?
    Wondering...
     
  17. jim97701

    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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    I bet the cops are mad that he didnt die because now he can tell his side of the story.
     
  18. U201491

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  19. dmancornell

    dmancornell Portland, OR New Member

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    Yep let's just bow down to the whims of the state security goons for their illegal harassment of a peaceful citizen going about his own business. God forbid these cops have the common decency to leave people alone instead of deliberately creating confrontations by obeying the unconstitutional diktats of their political masters.
     
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