Man Arrested After Firing At Fleeing Suspect
By Tom Knighton
It happens in a lot of movies. The good guy, confronted with a bad guy, pulls his gun. So far, no problem.
Next, the bad guy flees. The good guy, not wanting to let the evildoer escape, fires at the criminal, desperate to take them down for whatever reason.
We see it play out in countless movies and television shows. In those shows, almost nothing ever comes of it.
In real life, for an armed citizen, this is what is likely to happen if you do that.
Mark D. Gray, 44, of 140 Summer St., is charged with two counts of reckless conduct and criminal threatening, all Class B felonies.
Portsmouth police say a teenage girl who lives at 140 Summer St. invited the teenage boy to a gathering via social media on Aug. 18. Due to a miscommunication, the boy was unaware the party was at a different location, not the girl’s home, according to police.
When the boy arrived at 140 Summer St., police said, he found the door unlocked and entered the home, waking the residents. The teenage boy then fled from the home and entered his vehicle, which was parked on Summer Street. The residents exited …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms