RE: GUNS: Shooting of Japanese student did happen

Rob Harris Cen-IT (
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 14:28:15 +0100

That bloke would be rotting in jail if that had happened in the UK, and not just because magnums are illegal. I like laws that say "thou shalt not slaughter people for any old shit then get let off by a bunch of vacant hicks with no respect for human life"......

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> From: Harvey Newstrom[]
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> Sent: 08 June 1999 21:35
> To:
> Subject: Re: GUNS: Shooting of Japanese student did happen
> I think the key to this case is that the student could not see the gun.
> As
> I recall, the homeowner did not answer the door or show the gun. He
> yelled
> though the door over the storm that he had a gun and the person should
> leave
> or be shot. Since the student did not leave, the man shot him. The key
> to
> the case was whether the student could hear the warning and understand the
> warning. There was no visual clue to the student that he was in danger or
> was being asked to leave.
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