The disturbing trend of people injuring or even killing themselves while snapping self-portraits with their phones continues. This time a man or teen, depending on which news story you read, apparently shot himself while in the process of snapping a self-portrait.
Our friend Ben “Mookie” Thomas released the official promo video of a new rifle from Spike’s Tactical. The inscription on the rifle will make one group of people think twice. Three police officers were murdered in the United States in less than a week. Two of the crimes are unsolved with the killers at large. Are we witnessing the deadly fruits of the decades long Class Warfare campaign?
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“Houston police say 19-year-old Deleon Alonso Smith accidentally shot and killed himself while taking selfie photos with a gun.“
“The discovery of the dead officer comes at the same time as police in Fox Lake, Illinois, have launched a search for three armed suspects in the death of an officer.
Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, 52, died of gunshot wounds Tuesday morning in the Chicago suburb, prompting a search for three suspicious men he was chasing just before he died.
Officer Allen’s death also came just days after a sheriff’s deputy, Darren Goforth, was shot dead at a gas station near Houston while filling up his patrol car.
The latest killing – the third in less than a week – has prompted fear among other officers.
According to CNN, Abilene police chief Stan Standridge said: ‘The initial reaction was fear. Why was Officer Allen chosen?
‘That speaks volumes as it relates to how vulnerable are we. … We look like we’re prepared for anything.
‘But the reality is, we’re just like you. We go to the same schools in this community. We attend the same churches. We eat at the same restaurants. We are just like you.’
Allen, who had worked as a police officer since his early 20s, had recently got engaged.
Abilene’s chief of police, Stan Standridge, described him as a ‘great man and freat peace officer’ who was dutiful and respected by his peers.
Standridge said: ‘This family is heartbroken over the loss of their loved one, as is our police family. Parents should not have to bury their children, and this family certainly needs our love and prayers during this time.’
Allen is due to be buried later this week.“
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