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Attempted Barber Shop Robbery Turns Deadly in Detroit(MI)
myfoxdetroit.com ^ | 8 July, 2011 | RON SAVAGE

Posted on 07/09/2011 6:36:10 AM PDT by marktwain

DETROIT (WJBK) - Two guys walked in to a very busy Gents Barbershop at about 5:30 p.m. Friday on Whittier at Stratman on Detroit's east side. One with a gun said, "You know what time it is."

What the two bad guys didn't know was two customers were legally carrying handguns.

A man in a chair getting a cut took advantage of pulling his gun under the cover of the smock.

When one bad guy said, "Why you stalling? Empty your pockets," he then fired a shot into the floor of the barber shop. That's when the customer in the chair opened fire and emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds.

Three children were also standing behind the barber chair. That same customer took his unarmed hand and swept the three children into a safe spot out of the way against the wall.

The end result was that none of the customers or children were hurt. One bad guy was killed and the other ran off during the shooting.

Police say the deceased has a long rap sheet. He was currently out on parole for an armed robbery conviction. They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30. They say he is six feet tall with a thin build and was wearing a white tee shirt and blue shorts.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: banglist; barbershopdoctrine; defense; detroit; mi; michigan; robber
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"The end result was that none of the customers or children were hurt. One bad guy was killed and the other ran off during the shooting."

You would never see this statement in the MSM.

1 posted on 07/09/2011 6:36:14 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
>emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds. <

huh?

2 posted on 07/09/2011 6:38:08 AM PDT by Jerrybob
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To: marktwain

That’s one way to cure an infection.


3 posted on 07/09/2011 6:38:33 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Jerrybob

>> emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds. <

> huh?

Yeah.

Most “journalists” know NOTHING about guns.


4 posted on 07/09/2011 6:40:12 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: marktwain
"You know what time it is."

'Yeah homie. It's time for your mama to scream and shout!'

5 posted on 07/09/2011 6:40:24 AM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: marktwain

“automatic clip containing multiple rounds”

Writer is not too gun savvy.


6 posted on 07/09/2011 6:40:46 AM PDT by pf flyers
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To: Jerrybob

emptied his clip is confusing I agree, who writes this stuff? He emptied his magazine, which of course would contain more than one round, at least they got the rounds part right heh.


7 posted on 07/09/2011 6:41:02 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: marktwain

This never could have happened in Chicago.


8 posted on 07/09/2011 6:45:56 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Westbrook

Don’t be silly. MSM journalists always know what they’re writing about. The customer obviously was carrying a sawed off M-1 Garand.


9 posted on 07/09/2011 6:49:13 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Westbrook

Don’t be silly. MSM journalists always know what they’re writing about. The customer obviously was carrying a sawed off M-1 Garand.


10 posted on 07/09/2011 6:49:43 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: marktwain
They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30.

It figures that the description given at a barber shop was "scruffy hair".

11 posted on 07/09/2011 6:53:09 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: marktwain

No mention is made of the ages of the customers. I’m kinda betting that these homies may not have guessed that messing with “crazy old black guys” ain’t any smarter than messing with “crazy old white guys”. I did some time for “contempt of court” so I got some first-hand skinny on what these guys think and what they’re scared of. Old guys, race doesn’t matter, who are tired of their crap is at the top of the list.


12 posted on 07/09/2011 6:53:37 AM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Jerrybob
That's when the customer in the chair opened fire and emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds.

It's a journalist. Be grateful he didn't say:

That's when the customer in the chair opened fire and emptied his automatic 12 gauge machine-gun assault revolver containing multiple magazines and newspaper rounds.

13 posted on 07/09/2011 6:55:13 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: marktwain

They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30. They say he is six feet tall with a thin build and was wearing a white tee shirt and blue shorts.

It’s Detroit, my hometown and birthplace. Shouldn’t be too hard to locate this suspect ya think?


14 posted on 07/09/2011 6:55:15 AM PDT by Artie
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To: marktwain

‘Scruffy hair’ — hardihar. I love a happy ending.


15 posted on 07/09/2011 7:01:00 AM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: Artie

Shouldn’t be too hard to locate this suspect ya think?


I was thinking there should be a few people that match that description. The one with the brown streak on the back of his blue shorts is the one you want.


16 posted on 07/09/2011 7:03:31 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Artie
and blue shorts with a brown stain
17 posted on 07/09/2011 7:05:30 AM PDT by Errant
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To: marktwain
They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30. They say he is six feet tall with a thin build and was wearing a white tee shirt and blue shorts.

...with a very, very large brown stain on the back.

}:-)4

18 posted on 07/09/2011 7:06:34 AM PDT by Moose4 ("By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West!")
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To: marktwain

19 posted on 07/09/2011 7:10:42 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Jerrybob

Fourth dimensional physics.


20 posted on 07/09/2011 7:13:42 AM PDT by Jonty30
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To: Artie

Ya he is the one with the pant load full. LOL


21 posted on 07/09/2011 7:15:19 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: Mr. Lucky
From the forthcoming wails and cries:

1. Why did he have to shoot him so many times
2. Did he have to KILL him?
3. Couldn't he shoot the gun out of his hand?

22 posted on 07/09/2011 7:15:34 AM PDT by ken5050 (Save the earth..it's the ONLY planet with CHOCOLATE!!!)
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To: Last Dakotan

That is just perfect. I know where that barber shop is too.


23 posted on 07/09/2011 7:16:28 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: Jerrybob

He was carrying an “assault pistol” didn’t you know? Must have been one of those full-auto Glock 18s like this one!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBjUDCyDCuI


24 posted on 07/09/2011 7:17:20 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: marktwain
"HE WAS SUCH A GOOD BOY."
25 posted on 07/09/2011 7:18:34 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: marktwain
They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30. They say he is six feet tall with a thin build and was wearing a white tee shirt and blue shorts.

Probably blue-and-brown shorts by the time he got out of there.

26 posted on 07/09/2011 7:21:48 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Westbrook
Most “journalists” know NOTHING about guns.

Yeah, it was one of those high-power AK-47 assault Glock automatics that can pass through a metal detector unnoticed. I'm sure it was purchased through a "gun show loophole", too.

27 posted on 07/09/2011 7:23:29 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks marktwain. I'm thinkin' this is one customer who'll be getting his hair cut for free. :')
A man in a chair getting a cut took advantage of pulling his gun under the cover of the smock. When one bad guy... fired a shot into the floor of the barber shop... the customer in the chair opened fire and emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds... That same customer took his unarmed hand and swept the three children into a safe spot out of the way against the wall. The end result was that none of the customers or children were hurt. One bad guy was killed and the other ran off during the shooting. Police say the deceased has a long rap sheet. He was currently out on parole for an armed robbery conviction.

28 posted on 07/09/2011 7:29:26 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Mr. Lucky

Avid Tv watchers, no doubt.


29 posted on 07/09/2011 7:31:31 AM PDT by MestaMachine (Guns don't kill people, the obama administration does. (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: marktwain
Police say the deceased has a long rap sheet. He was currently out on parole for an armed robbery conviction.

In some alternative utopia it would be nice to hold parole board members responsible for the crimes of those under their watch. If he has a "long rap sheet" it means he's been convicted of many individual crimes. Yet, still he walked the streets. (Plus, notwithstanding his criminal record, 20,000 gun laws didn't keep him from arming himself, so it isn't too likely that 20,001 would do so either.)

30 posted on 07/09/2011 7:31:37 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: marktwain
"You know what time it is."

Yep, time for you to die, parasite.

31 posted on 07/09/2011 7:45:19 AM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: marktwain

I like happy endings especially when they help to clean up the gene pool.


32 posted on 07/09/2011 7:47:38 AM PDT by saintgermaine
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To: marktwain

Crook #1: Hey man, we need some MONEY!

Crook #2: Yeah, let’s stick up a place and GIT some!

Crook #1: Where can we get a LOT of it?

Crook #2: ...uhh... hey! I know! Let’s go rob da BARBER SHOP over there!

WHY a barber shop? I’m sure they’re just LOADED with BIG money after giving those $12. haircuts all day...


33 posted on 07/09/2011 7:51:47 AM PDT by J40000
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To: Artie

correction,” blue soiled shorts”.


34 posted on 07/09/2011 8:11:26 AM PDT by pennboricua
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To: Pollster1

Ok, that was funny, I don’t care who you are.


35 posted on 07/09/2011 8:22:25 AM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: SunkenCiv

God bless the hero who saved lives and the day with RKBA.


36 posted on 07/09/2011 8:33:35 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: SIDENET

He was just starting to turn his life around....

He would never hurt anyone...

They didn’t have to kill him....


37 posted on 07/09/2011 8:38:47 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: Last Dakotan

I was thinking Clint Eastwood in “High Plains Drifter” when he takes out three bad guys from the barber’s chair with his covered pistol.


38 posted on 07/09/2011 8:39:37 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: coloradan
In some alternative utopia it would be nice to hold parole board members responsible for the crimes of those under their watch.

That's been my gripe for years. These people work in the shadows (are never named) and make one mistake after another and never answer for it.

39 posted on 07/09/2011 8:40:52 AM PDT by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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To: trebb

Another “clip” tread.


40 posted on 07/09/2011 8:43:33 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: smokingfrog
He had just vowed to start taking care of his children...

He was an aspiring rap artist...

(I've actually seen both of these in articles, BTW.)

41 posted on 07/09/2011 8:43:45 AM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: marktwain

He still will be voting in his precinct for the “One” thanks to absentee voting.


42 posted on 07/09/2011 8:46:15 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: marktwain

That’s one less.


43 posted on 07/09/2011 9:04:29 AM PDT by curmudgeonII (Vocatus atque non vocatus deus aderit.)
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To: marktwain

The up side for the deceased is he will have one less felony conviction on his rap sheet than he would have if he survived.


44 posted on 07/09/2011 9:07:18 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: marktwain
They are still looking for a suspect that is described as a black male with scruffy hair between the ages of 22 and 30.

Look for the one with a brown stain in his crotch.

45 posted on 07/09/2011 9:12:04 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: ken5050
2. Did he have to KILL him?

Why, yes! This civic-minded customer was motivated to save the state of Michigan from having to spend all that money on this degenerate's court costs and incarceration.

46 posted on 07/09/2011 9:15:04 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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>> emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds bullets.

That's what he meant to say

47 posted on 07/09/2011 9:21:57 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Jerrybob
That's when the customer in the chair opened fire and emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds.

Argh! The ignorance!

48 posted on 07/09/2011 10:11:06 AM PDT by Tallguy (You can safely ignore anything that precedes the word "But"...)
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To: coloradan

Yeah it’s so nice to know that his parole officer was keeping such good tabs on this perp.


49 posted on 07/09/2011 10:14:39 AM PDT by Tallguy (You can safely ignore anything that precedes the word "But"...)
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To: Westbrook

emptied his automatic clip containing multiple rounds.

Your right. Clips are not automatic. That’s what magazines are for, too contain more then one round.

How do you spell imbecile?


50 posted on 07/09/2011 10:42:57 AM PDT by chainsaw (I'd hate to be a democrat running against Sarah Palin.)
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