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ROCKFORD, IL: Dont bring a pellet gun to gunfight
Guns Save A Life.com ^ | Dec 4, 2012

Posted on 12/04/2012 7:15:53 AM PST by KeyLargo

ROCKFORD, IL: Don’t bring a pellet gun to gunfight

Rockford (Guns Save Life) - A 17-year-old aspiring armed robber and soon-to-be father Brandon Pierce of Rockford, IL was struck down in his prime while robbing a jewelry store in Rockford, according to police.

Police did not deny that Mr. Pierce tried announced the robbery while holding a handgun, and the owner of the store retrieved his own handgun and fired a number of shots at the robber and that the gun later turned out to be a pellet pistol.

Just a classic case of don’t bring a pellet gun to an armed robbery.

Or better yet, don’t be an armed robber.

(Excerpt) Read more at gunssavelife.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Government; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; crime; guns; il

1 posted on 12/04/2012 7:15:56 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
The Rockford Files...

...Don't bring a pellet gun to a gunfight.

2 posted on 12/04/2012 7:21:08 AM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: KeyLargo

Similar thing happened in Jacksonville, FL a couple of months ago. Two young thugs came into a Dollar General store packing airguns and demanding cash. Customer on his way home pulled .45, gave them a chance to drop their weapons, and then did a Madagascar tap on the one that didn’t.

It struck me at the time that once that particular bluff gets called, there is no conceivably good outcome to holding on to the airgun. Mexican standoffs don’t happen in the real world.


3 posted on 12/04/2012 7:28:56 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

In one episode of “The Rockford Files”, Rockford and of course a pretty girl, were trapped inside a house by armed thugs.

The only gun Rockford could find was a pellet rifle which he used to hold them off. It was actually sort of interesting.


4 posted on 12/04/2012 7:31:36 AM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: KeyLargo

“He was just turning his life around, goin’ ta go to college, ...”


5 posted on 12/04/2012 7:34:00 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: SJSAMPLE

Woah.
Went to the article and saw the pic.
DID NOT see that coming.


6 posted on 12/04/2012 7:38:16 AM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: SJSAMPLE
"Woah. Went to the article and saw the pic. DID NOT see that coming."
7 posted on 12/04/2012 7:50:25 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: SJSAMPLE

strange to say the least...

Rockford has some rough areas but this isn’t one of them. Probably the police are trying to put a happy face on this incident.


8 posted on 12/04/2012 7:54:25 AM PST by bigbob
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To: SampleMan
...then did a Madagascar tap on the one that didn’t.

Did a what? Did you say Madagascar tap?

9 posted on 12/04/2012 7:56:12 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: SJSAMPLE

Brandon is not an Amish name. A sperm donor and armed robber at 17 — he chose poorly.


10 posted on 12/04/2012 7:58:22 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: KeyLargo

And the MSM says “Why oh why are there pellet guns?” /sarc


11 posted on 12/04/2012 8:07:35 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SampleMan

Mozambique, Mozambique, Madagascar is a cartoon...


12 posted on 12/04/2012 8:39:43 AM PST by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War" (my spelling is generally correct!))
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To: Manly Warrior
Mozambique, Mozambique, Madagascar is a cartoon...

Geez, early before coffee, I got most of the letters in there, and you knew what the hell I meant.

If I was doing government work, I'd get a promotion.

OK, I'm feeling a bit sheepish now, so I think I'll go figure out how to do a Madagascar tap. I'm thinking of shooting two pinguins center mass and then doing a head shot on the zebra.

:-)

13 posted on 12/04/2012 9:09:04 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SJSAMPLE

Proves we white folks do a good job taking out our own trash.


14 posted on 12/04/2012 9:13:16 AM PST by libstripper
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To: SampleMan

Life is tough.
It is tougher when you are stupid.

or
Life is tough.
It is shorter when you are stupid!


15 posted on 12/04/2012 9:35:51 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

——and this weeks’s Darwin Award goes to— the duffus dumbazz pellet gun packing robber.


16 posted on 12/05/2012 4:01:56 AM PST by BTCM (Death and destruction is the only treaty Muslims comprehend.)
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