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marmar

(77,434 posts)
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:02 AM May 2016

AZ man trying to be a 'hero' charged after opening fire on shoplifting suspects on busy street


An Arizona man who was trying to be a “good guy with a gun” was arrested on multiple charges two months after he opened fire on shoplifting suspects.

John Haag was at a Walgreens in March when he spotted someone running from the store, and he asked employees if they’d been robbed, reported KNXV-TV.

The employees told Haag they had been robbed, and the chase was on.

The 25-year-old Haag ran from the store, jumped into his vehicle and pursued a U-Haul cargo van driven by the suspects, police said.

A witness recorded video of the pursuit on a busy Chandler street, and that video shows Haag pull alongside the cargo van, roll down his window, point a gun at the suspects and open fire. ..............(more)

https://www.rawstory.com/2016/05/arizona-man-trying-to-be-a-hero-charged-after-opening-fire-on-shoplifting-suspects-on-busy-street/




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AZ man trying to be a 'hero' charged after opening fire on shoplifting suspects on busy street (Original Post) marmar May 2016 OP
Yayyyy ... My state! 1StrongBlackMan May 2016 #1
Society tells these cowboys that they can do this. Renew Deal May 2016 #2
lulz. lemme take one wild guess how dirty harry votes just4lulzidk May 2016 #3
A CHP doesn't make you a LEO ileus May 2016 #4
Similiar event in parking lot of Walgreens in Texas, different outcome dem in texas May 2016 #5
Who did that fucking imbecile think he was, some kind of Hollywood action hero? Nye Bevan May 2016 #6

Renew Deal

(82,208 posts)
2. Society tells these cowboys that they can do this.
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:08 AM
May 2016

Watch the video. The "good guy with the gun" is shooting out the window. Some other good guy with a gun could have shot him.

 

just4lulzidk

(60 posts)
3. lulz. lemme take one wild guess how dirty harry votes
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:11 AM
May 2016

remind me again: why aren't real uhmuricans allowed to bring guns to the republican convention?

with so many good guys with guns in one place, nothing could ever possibly go wrong...

ileus

(15,396 posts)
4. A CHP doesn't make you a LEO
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:11 AM
May 2016

It's for personal protection and saving/protecting the lives of loved ones, not chasing shoplifters.

dem in texas

(2,678 posts)
5. Similiar event in parking lot of Walgreens in Texas, different outcome
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:23 AM
May 2016

Man shoots wife in ankle outside a Walgreens in Arlington, Texas. A bystander who was a "good-guy with a gun" pulls his pistol to arrest the shooter. Shooter, who is the "bad guy with a gun", shoots and kills the wanna-be hero.

Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
6. Who did that fucking imbecile think he was, some kind of Hollywood action hero?
Wed May 11, 2016, 11:24 AM
May 2016

He should be charged with attempted murder and never again allowed to own a gun.

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