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Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by SCmasterblaster, Jul 3, 2012.


  1. SCmasterblaster

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    I have read elsewhere that shootout survivors should not talk with the police after a shooting. It is best to clam up until you have consulted with an attorney. What say you?
     
  2. Mas Ayoob

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    One of the more often repeated refrains here, bro. My advice is a five point checklist:

    1: Explain the active dynamic that led to the shooting, i.e., "This man attacked me."

    2: Further confirm that you were the intended victim, and the injured party was the perpetrator. I would use a statement such as, "I will sign the complaint."

    3: Point out evidence, before it disappears.

    4: Point out witnesses, before THEY disappear.

    5: Answer any subsequent question with a statement to the effect of, "You'll have my full cooperation after I've spokenw ith legal counsel."

    best,
    Mas
     

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    for the solid advice. :cool:
     
  4. SCmasterblaster

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    This thread should be a sticky. :supergrin:
     
  5. Mas Ayoob

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    Thank you, brother SC Master Blaster, but that's up to our host, Eric and his moderator team.

    Though if they do make it a sticky, I hope they'll edit the part where I wrote "spokenw ith" to the proper "spoken with."

    This is what happens when they leave me alone here, without editors and without adult supervision...:crying:

    best,
    Mas