Don’ts in the news

Several don’ts can be seen in this incident and the subsequent story.

  • Don’t go outside to investigate noises in the night.
  • Don’t challenge people who are not on your property.
  • Don’t shoot someone in the back when he is running away from you.
  • Don’t make comments on a public forum that you think this kind of behavior is justifiable and/or commendable.

Billy, don’t be a hero, don’t be a fool with your life

The arrest report for the incident states that the shootee is intubated and unable to make a statement. Odds are good that Mr. Locke is going to do time in prison for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Think clearly about what your Mission is and what Negative Outcomes can occur to you. Do your thinking and planning ahead of time. Program yourself mentally for Positive Outcomes and avoiding Serious Mistakes.

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2 responses

  1. Claude,

    I don’t know what was more disconcerting. The shooting or the responses in the comment section that it was completely justified. With every freedom comes responsibility and, in the case of a firearm – training and more training.


    Steve Trahan

    1. I found the comments very disconcerting.

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