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Ontario man who shot at attackers outside his home acquitted of all charges

Discussion in 'Civil Liberties Issues' started by 4Rules, Jan 4, 2013.


  1. 4Rules

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    Early one August morning in 2010, four masked men shouting death threats began hurling firebombs at Mr. Thomson’s home...Mr. Thomson, an experienced firearms instructor, called 911 immediately. He also armed himself with a .38 calibre revolver, stepped outside his home and fired three shots — one into his lawn, and two into a stand of trees...Mr. Thomson was charged with four crimes: careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm and two charges of careless storage of a firearm...
    http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/01/04/matt-gurney-after-two-years-judge-acquits-man-who-defended-himself-with-a-gun/
     
  2. HandyMan Hugh

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    Thanks for the posting. Glad that common sense finally prevailed
     

  3. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    the good guy won, too bad it cost him a fortune.....