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Virginia Man Shot In Face Coughs Up Bullet In Front of Cops

BulletsThis story reminded me of a similar scene in Katherine Bigelow’s vampire film Near Dark*: After a vamp played by Lance Henriksen is shot in the chest at point blank range, he coughs up the bullet and then places it in the palm of the soon-to-be dead man who shot him. Incidentally, Henriksen is a very nice guy. I interviewed him a couple of years ago and he couldn’t have been more pleasant or more accommodating. Anyway, I doubt the same could be said of these guys…

Chesterfield police say a man was shot in the face and neck by his own brother, Sunday evening. The brother who allegedly fired the gun was taken into custody, but later released. Investigators are looking into whether the situation was an act of self-defense.

The violent shooting off the 7,400 block of Hickory Road happened just before 6 p.m.. It’s still unclear what sparked the argument between the brothers.

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Paper Publishes Addresses of Gun Permit Holders: Public Safety or Publicity Stunt?

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I’m sure Disinfonauts will have a wide variety of opinions on this, and I’m very eager to hear them:

Via Yahoo News:

A newspaper in New York has received a wave of criticism from its readers after publishing the names and addresses of all of the individuals with handgun or pistol permits in its coverage area.

Hundreds of residents in New York’s Westchester and Rockland counties were surprised to find their names and addresses listed on a map posted by The Journal News on Sunday. Users can click any dot on the map to see which of their neighbors has a permit for a gun.

The map sparked more than 500 comments from readers within a day of its appearance on the website, many of them voicing outrage at the paper’s decision to make the information public.

“This is CRAZY!! why in the world would you post every licensed gun owner information??

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