Harvey Lembo in Rockland was sick and tired of having his apartment broken into by losers looking for drugs and money. Finally, on Monday, he bought a gun. It's a vintage revolver. He put it, loaded, under his pillow. Monday night, someone broke into his apartment. Harvey was ready!
Authorities are searching for a man who entered a church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night and killed nine people before fleeing. Among the dead are six women and three men, including the church's pastor, Clementa Pinckney, who was also a state senator.
Extra caution needs to be used when carrying a sidearm. When carrying a pistol with only a trigger safety, it's even more important to know the position of the weapon when, say, pulling up your trousers.
Donna Lohse is from the Augusta area. Six years ago, she had never shot a gun. Today, she not only shoots but she is certified by the NRA as an instructor, meaning she can teach the course Maine requires to get a concealed carry permit. Plus, she operates 2 chapters (Augusta and Bangor) of The Well Armed Woman, a national gun organization.
Yesterday, in Moncton, New Brunswick, a Canadian city of about 70,000 people there was a triple homicide with others shot. Justin Bourque, 24, allegedly shot and killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers last evening. He is still on the loose and considered armed and very dangerous.