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We pick up this story, taken from the opinion of the court, where Paul and Joe are having a little fun at the bar:
As Durkin was leaving the lounge, a fellow police officer, Joseph Behnke, believing Durkin too intoxicated to drive, suggested that Durkin sleep at Behnke's house in the West Roxbury area of Boston. Durkin agreed. Upon their arrival at Behnke's house, Durkin, who had fallen asleep during the drive, woke up, left the car, and started walking "in a highly intoxicated state" in a direction away from Behnke's house. Behnke followed Durkin on foot, asking him to come back to the house. In response, Durkin, from a distance of five to six feet, pulled out his weapon and fired one shot at Behnke, striking him near his hip. In response, Behnke shouted, "I've been shot, Paul, you shot me!" Durkin walked away, and while leaving the scene called a friend on his cellular telephone and asked to be picked up and driven away.
On April 23, 2007, Durkin pleaded guilty to assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
A man standing outside a weapons buyback event in Seattle on Saturday bought a missile launcher for $100 from another person, reports SeattlePI.com.
As a controlled military item, the missile launcher is not available to civilians through any surplus or disposal programs.
The military weapon was a single-use device and had already been used. The weapon was confiscated by police, and they replaced it with a gift card.
Police said the missile launcher was taken to determine what exactly it was and that the non-functioning weapon could be later returned to the man.
And we might add this: where is the outrage against the man who threatened her life using that knife, just so he could steal a few bucks from her? There is no call for "knife control" or any idiotic message like that. The knife did not commit the crime. A human did.
There seems to be no outrage against the "bad guy".
A Georgia mother gunned down an intruder who broke into her home as her children hid in a crawlspace.
The 37-year-old woman initially thought the person knocking at her door was a solicitor. But when the man repeatedly rang the doorbell, she called her husband. He told her to gather the children and hide while he called 911.
By that time, the man had already forced his way into the three-story house in the town of Loganville.
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