Posted August 9, 2018 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Through the years, I’ve been in some pretty heated political debates on social media. I suspect most of us have through the years. Sometimes, it gets pretty bad, bad enough that people may take leave of their humanity and wish horrible, awful things on one another.

A couple of Florida men were in such a discussion recently, and this one went way too far.

A Facebook dispute boiled over into real life on Monday when a Democrat drove over to another man’s home and shot him.

Brian Sebring, 44, of Tampa, Florida, was arrested for shooting Alex Stephens, 46, also of Tampa, in the thigh and buttocks after their online disagreement.

Police say the row began when the two men disagreed over politics on Facebook, and Stephens reportedly began sending Sebring ‘explicit messages and threats’.

In response, Sebring armed himself with an AR-15 and a Glock and drove over to Stephens’ house in Wallace Ave – just two miles away from his own home, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

When he arrived, with his Glock in a holster tucked in his waistband, he honked his horn and waited for Stephens to come out to …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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