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postheadericon Knife Attack Turns Shots Fired In Apparent Self-Defense Shooting

SISSONVILLE, WV — A man is dead after a bizarre chase with a knife turned into a prime example on why you don’t ever bring a knife to a gunfight.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that a man shot and killed Tracy Stalnaker, 53, after being pursued with a knife.

“He was never right, but today he was really messed up in the head,” Debbie Carpenter, owner of the Raw Bar II, said.

About 15 minutes before his death, Stalnaker came into her bar and started an altercation.

He was carrying a can of beer not bought in the bar.

Carpenter told him to get rid of the beer, so he left. When he came back, she noticed that he was carrying a knife in his waistband.

Then she noticed that he was not carrying one knife, but several.

At one point, Stalnaker threatened her with a knife in each hand.

Although she could well have shot him and remained within legal bounds, she didn’t. That came shortly thereafter.

Stalnaker pursued another man, still armed with a knife, to the front of Smitty’s Auto Parts, when the man he was chasing turned, produced a firearm, and shot Stalnaker.

Stalnaker did not survive.

As for the man he was pursuing, it does not appear that he will be charged.

“No one is in custody,” said Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Sgt. Brian Humphreys. “There is no ongoing danger.”

It is well that he was not charged — his life was clearly in danger, and it seems equally clear that the armed citizen couldn’t do a thing to break off from the engagement if had chose to evade rather than engage.

A relative of Stalnaker reported that he had a mental illness.

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postheadericon [VIDEO] Anti-Gun Art Turns Gun Owners On

The video above shows us some artwork that was unveiled at the DNC last year. The creator, Michael Murphy, probably didn’t suspect that it’d appeal to gun lovers across the country.

A friend sent this to me on Facebook and after I watched it, I immediately loved it. At the time, I didn’t realize that it was meant to be an anti-gun statement.

I’ve seen a few videos of this artwork, and some start with either the handgun or the silhouette of America. Regardless of the direction seen, it speaks to me that America is alive and well. It also shows that America is filled with responsible gun owners, hunters, and those who seek out viable means of self-defense.

It’s a fail that we can appreciate.

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postheadericon Active Shooter at Texas Hospital turns up No Shooter and No Victims

HOUSTON, TEXAS — Multiple calls were made to 911 of an active shooter inside Ben Taub Hospital in Houston. When police arrived, they found no one with a gun and no victims, but they did find patients being evacuated and scared employees and visitors.

One caller gave a vague description of a man with a gun. There were reports that people heard gunshots on the 2nd floor of the hospital.

After police searched and cleared all 6 floors and the basement, the all-clear was given to return to the hospital. If there was an actual threat, it wasn’t there anymore.

ABC 7 Chicago provided a timeline of events from today’s scare:

TIMELINE OF EVENTS AT BEN TAUB HOSPITAL:

Around 2:00PM: Houston police received a report of a shooting in progress.

2:13PM: TWEET FROM HPD: We are responding to reports of shots fired at Ben Taub Hospital; SWAT and PIO enroute #hounews

2:41PM: TWEET FROM HPD: Officers in the process of searching the hospital; no reports of injuries at this time #hounews

2:48PM: TWEET FROM CHIEF ACEVEDO: At Ben Taub report of active shooter. No victims located. Active search continues. All patients and employees safe at this point.

We are awaiting word of any bullet holes or other evidence that would show shots actually being fired. The police presence was said to be felt quickly, and the evacuation was smooth.

Check this space for updates.

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postheadericon Google turns down 60 percent of ‘right to be forgotten’ requests

A year after Google introduced its controversial ‘right to be forgotten’ feature, the search giant has published some statistics about its implementation.

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postheadericon Armed Pizza Delivery Driver Turns The Tables On Robber

DOUGLAS, GEORGIA — A pizza delivery man was making a delivery to a residence when a man came out and threatened him with a metal bar and attempted to rob him. The suspect, identified as Antavious McTear, wasn’t expecting his intended victim to … Continue reading
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