Hello! Welcome to the Michigan Radio & TV Buzzboard. Please visit the newly created "Buzzboard v3.0 features" forum to view announcements as to recently installed new features, as well as to report any issues or share your opinions regarding recent site changes. All accepted new account registrations through 9-17-2017 at 1:30p ET have been activated. I apologize for the delay in activating new accounts.

(Note: hover your mouse pointer near the upper right corner of this box and click the "x" to close it.)

Always Take a Gun to a WalMart Fight

A place to talk about any topic on your mind (non-broadcasting related). General conversation.
User avatar
Turkeytop
Posts: 2596
Joined: Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:27 pm

Always Take a Gun to a WalMart Fight

Post by Turkeytop » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:26 pm

Michigan woman pulls loaded gun in Walmart during fight over school supplies

Talk about a stressful shopping experience.

Shocking cellphone video shows a group of women fighting inside a Michigan Walmart when one of the women reaches into her purse and pulls out a handgun, sending customers and employees scurrying.

The reason for the mid-aisle brawl?

“It was in the back-to-school section over a notebook,” Novi Police Det. Scott Baetens told WJBK News in Michigan.

The incident occurred on Aug. 28 at around 2:20 p.m. at a Walmart in Novi, Mich. Police say two women from nearby Farmington Hills, age 32 and 46, were doing some back-to-school shopping when they got into a confrontation with a 20-year-old woman and her 51-year-old mother.

“One girl was going to buy a notebook. There was one left. Some pushing resulted,” Det. Baetens said. “They began to argue who was the rightful purchaser of that notebook.”

READ MORE: Vancouver man dies after accidentally shooting himself during pistol competition

The confrontation escalated into what the police called “physical violence” between the two pairs of women over the apparent notebook scarcity. In the video, we can see the 20-year-old woman on her knees as the two other women seem to be pulling her hair.

That’s when the 51-year-old reached into her purse and pulled out the pistol, which police say was loaded.

However, police also said the woman was legally allowed to be carrying the firearm, which was registered in her name.

“She’s a valid CPL (Concealed Pistol License) holder,” Baetens said. “She pulled out her firearm and tells them to stop attacking her daughter while pointing the gun at them.”

Thankfully, the firearm was not discharged and the confrontation was broken up shortly thereafter. Nobody was injured in the brawl, and police did not place anyone under arrest at the time.

However, Baetens says prosecutors are still considering charges against all four women.

“It was a senseless act of violence all the way around,” said Baetens.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3717205/michi ... -supplies/

User avatar
Calvert DeForest
Posts: 958
Joined: Thu Dec 02, 2004 5:14 pm
Location: The corner of US-16 and M-78

Re: Always Take a Gun to a WalMart Fight

Post by Calvert DeForest » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:51 pm

Sounds like everyone had an interest in drawing.

Sent from my Z799VL using Tapatalk

I'm not a partisan - I'm just here for the free doughnuts!

format this
Posts: 167
Joined: Sun Dec 26, 2004 12:49 pm
Location: Just stole Bill Murray's Budweiser at Wrigley
Contact:

Re: Always Take a Gun to a WalMart Fight

Post by format this » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:57 pm

This crime looks a little sketchy until it's seen drawn out...


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Note to WGN... bring back Steve Cochran ASAP.

EDIT: Steve Cochran IS BACK AT WGN!!!

User avatar
TC Talks
Posts: 1532
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:41 am
Location: Moderator of Reason

Re: Always Take a Gun to a WalMart Fight

Post by TC Talks » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:41 am

I might note that the police have closed the book on this case.
(C) 2017 TC Talks. Assembled in U.S.A.

Post Reply Previous topicNext topic

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests