Here’s your weekly roundup of loonery.
• July 10, 2013:
In Nashville, a man knocked on his neighbor’s door to ask him to turn down his music, only to be threatened by the neighbors’ gun cache, which included a sawed-off shotgun. Dude should have kept his music turned down ‘cuz now he’s in jail.
• July 9, 2013:
1- Saw a TV report of a woman walking into a Downtown Nashville Waffle House waving gun, claiming to be followed or threatened in some way. Turns out she was just really high on something. I haven’t seen a written report anywhere I can link to.
2- Some accidental shootings are more accidental than others. Terence Greer is sentenced in the accidental shooting death of his friend last year; Greer moved a gun on the sofa where he and his friend were sitting and it accidentally fired, killing his friend. Unfortunate accident? Apparently only sometimes!
• July 8, 2013:
21-year-old Joseph “Cody” Leath of Mount Carmel, Tennessee: you’re our Second Amendment Defender of the week!
Heath was stupidly, violently drunk and in possession of a loaded assault rifle and 150 rounds of ammo, trashing his home and scaring all the neighbors when he was finally arrested — on the cops’ second trip to his apartment. On their first trip, they made the “command decision” to let Leath “sleep it off” — after evacuating the apartment building. That, naturally, went as well as you’d expect:
By that time Leath had allegedly graduated to marijuana. Moffitt said he smelled marijuana, and Leath admitted he’d just smoked some and a pipe was in his pocket.
When asked if he knew what was going on, Leath reportedly replied, “I don’t know. Did I hurt someone?”
Moffitt asked Leath if he still felt intoxicated. and Leath reportedly relied, “I am still f—– up.”
Yes, gun loonz. Do tell me how we’re all so much safer with people like this armed to the teeth. I’m all ears.
• July 7, 2013:
Confused about state reciprocity rules, a Tennessee CCW holder was arrested for carrying his gun in Delaware.
• July 5, 2013:
In Humboldt, two brothers were arguing over a pair of shoes. Somehow a gun got involved and a 17-year-old shot his 21-year-old brother, sending him to the hospital. Although family members say the shooting was accidental, charges have been filed and the 17-year-old is being tried as an adult. Because some accidental shootings are always more accidental than others, when “certain people” are involved (click on the link to see what I mean).
• July 3, 2013:
A 15-year-old Nashville boy has been arrested after shooting out the window of a passing Metro school bus with a BB gun.