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Man Shoots Tree, Tree Fires Back
Offbeat  (tags: gun, tree, humans, interesting, unusual )

- 1043 days ago -
Using a tree for target practice sounds harmless enough, right? That wasn't the case for an Iowa man who is recovering at a hospital after the tree he aimed his gun at fired back.
Self-Defense Story of the Day
Offbeat  (tags: Child, Self-Defense, Weapon, Intruder, 12-year-old girl, Home Defense, Home Assault, Gun )

- 1207 days ago -
A 12-year-old girl used her mother's handgun to shoot an intruder in their home.
4 Arrested After Armed Robbery Nets Only a Pizza
Offbeat  (tags: robbery, crime, police, gun, pizza, hungry )

- 2150 days ago -
Two 19-year-old men and two teen girls are in jail after they allegedly robbed a Sicily's Pizza delivery driver at gunpoint on Sunday night in Mountain View. The group ran off with the pizza, and three of them barricaded themselves in a nearby apartment
Seminole Police Offer Reward to Catch Coconut Creek Casino Robber
Offbeat  (tags: casino, robbery, reward, gun, cash, crime, police )

- 2190 days ago -
Seminole police are asking for help to catch a man accused of robbing a poker room cashier and taking off with thousands of dollars from the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Off Duty Tulsa Police Officer Arrested After Bar Disturbance
Offbeat  (tags: Drunken, police, officer, gun, bar, arrested )

- 2191 days ago -
TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa police officer is out of the Tulsa County jail after officers said he pointed a gun at a bouncer and threatened to kill him. Witnesses say it happened after the officer was thrown out of a downtown Tulsa bar
Long Island Boy, 8, Busted for Bringing Loaded Gun to School
Offbeat  (tags: 8 year boy, gun, school, crime, police )

- 2210 days ago -
An 8-year-old boy was busted for bringing a loaded handgun to a Long Island elementary school on Wednesday, police said
Nova Grad Reportedly Stepped in Front of Gun to Save Friends in Old City Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: gun, shooting, friends, men, police )

- 2210 days ago -
A representative for the family of a Villanova grad who was shot six times allegedly by a law student in Old City last weekend, said that the victim stepped in front of the gun to save his two friends
MCSO: Woman Trades Daughter For Gun
Offbeat  (tags: 2 year old, child, gun, trades, woman, mother, arrested, charged, unlawful sale of a child )

- 2216 days ago -
A Valley woman was arrested on Tuesday for trying to trade her 2-year-old daughter for a gun, Maricopa County sheriff's deputies said
Fatal Gunplay in Sex Dungeon Leads to Trial
Offbeat  (tags: sex, gun, drugs, death, shot, trial, manslaughter )

- 2217 days ago -
3 Maine men indulged in drugs, extreme sex and Russian roulette; 1 died
Authorities: Boy, 12, Robs Store With a Toy Gun
Offbeat  (tags: child, boy, gun, robbed, Florida, arrested )

- 2220 days ago -
A 12-year-old boy was arrested after pointing what turned out to be a toy gun at a convenience store clerk
Go Ahead, Punk -- Macchiato My Day!
Offbeat  (tags: teen, woman, robbery, gun, police, crime, arrested )

- 2230 days ago -
A teen trying to rob an espresso stand in northern Idaho met his match in a gun-toting barista.
D.C. Chief Slams Cop Over Gun at Snowball Fight
Offbeat  (tags: cop, gun, police, detective, safety, crime )

- 2239 days ago -
Off-duty officer accused of pulling gun after snowballs hit his personal car
Snowball Fight Takes Dangerous Turn When Police Officer Draws Gun
Offbeat  (tags: snowball fight, police, gun, humans, fun )

- 2242 days ago -
The snowball fight is a time honored ritual, a return to childhood innocence.
World Smallest Revolver - SwissMiniGun
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, bizarre, gun, mini gun, swiss, unusual )

- 2528 days ago -
Meet the pistol that fits in your pocket - and packs a hell of a punch.
Man Kills Self While Shooting at Skunk
Offbeat  (tags: skunk, gun, man, kills self, accident )

- 2814 days ago -
Sheriff's deputies in Box Elder County, Utah, said a man died after he accidentally shot himself while pursuing a skunk.

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