Ret. Green Beret court-martialed after shooting burglar with .22
The charges: failure to use a weapon of sufficient caliber. I'd have thought conviction was a certainty on those facts, but he had a good lawyer.
Hat tip to Budd Schroeder...
Nothing better than a bunch of hard guys. No whining about how Mr. Perp had a rough childhood and his mommy didn't hug him enough from this outfit.
Posted by: Letalis Maximus, Esq. at January 24, 2008 04:04 PM
The question is, Why would anyone use a .22?
In my opinion, Taylor was worried about waking the neighbors. He probably lives in one of those noise ordinance neighborhoods and saved himself a $250 fine.
If it were me I would have used a 9mm Hydra Shock and a large pillow!
Let me know if you can thing of a better way...
Posted by: DoubleTapper at January 25, 2008 01:09 AM
Um...how about Glock 19, AAC Spyder Suppressor, and 147 grain ammo.
That's what I have, anyway.
Posted by: Letalis Maximus, Esq. at January 25, 2008 04:27 AM
I think the problem is that he shot the perp BETWEEN the eyes, I feel the problem would have been solved if he had moved his point of aim a bit left or right.
And given his background I am sure he could have done that. :)
Posted by: Rich at January 25, 2008 01:10 PM