OK: Man kills 13 year old he thinks is stealing truck

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OK: Man kills 13 year old he thinks is stealing truck

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Post by Keith B » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:01 pm

An Oklahoma man ends up killing his own 13 year old son who he thought was someone trying to steal the older son's truck. :mad5

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Post by surferdaddy » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:25 pm

Seriously? Need the sad/mad/disappointed/disgusted emoji. Guess that one doesn’t exist.

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:08 pm

Special kind of stupid once again casts all gun owners in a negative light.

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:36 pm

surferdaddy wrote:Seriously? Need the sad/mad/disappointed/disgusted emoji. Guess that one doesn’t exist.

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Post by MechAg94 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:44 pm

Rutherford's attorney, Winston Connor II says, "Tony and his family are very sorry by the loss of their child and time will reveal the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate incident which does not constitute a crime"
Regardless of the mistaken identity, I am not sure you could get away with chasing and firing shots at someone driving away with your vehicle. Probably depends a lot on the prosecutor, your lawyer, and the jury you may get.

Beyond that, just tragic circumstances and decision making.

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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:53 pm

MechAg94 wrote: Regardless of the mistaken identity, I am not sure you could get away with chasing and firing shots at someone driving away with your vehicle. Probably depends a lot on the prosecutor, your lawyer, and the jury you may get.

Beyond that, just tragic circumstances and decision making.
from my understanding you can. If someone is stealing your property you can try to recover it by any means necessary. with that in mind tho dont go shootign someone who's stealing your $500 lawn mower. lawyer fees will probably be upward of $10k. id rather just cut my losses on the lawn mower.
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Post by dlh » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:34 pm

Oklahoma law on the use of deadly force will govern this case.
Lots of questions too---what is the 13 year-old doing out driving his brother's pickup at night? A joy ride? Sounds like it. A terrible tragedy.


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Post by TreyHouston » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:44 pm

I just reinforced the “know what your shooting at” and “what’s behind your target” lesson. I hope at least that is learned by others in this HORRIFIC incident
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Post by Oldgringo » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:03 pm

A failure to communicate, maybe?

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Post by surferdaddy » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:25 pm

Grundy1133 wrote:
surferdaddy wrote:Seriously? Need the sad/mad/disappointed/disgusted emoji. Guess that one doesn’t exist.

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