This Massachusetts Man Shot A Teenager To Death For The Dumbest Of Reasons
By Bob Owens
Jeffery Lovell, 42, is in jail awaiting murder charges for blast a teenager to death who knocked on his front door, looking for a friend.
A Chicopee man shot and killed a 15-year-old boy who was knocking on his front door Saturday after the teen mistakenly went to the house believing a friend lived there, police said.
The identity of the slain teen — who was shot through the door shortly before 1 p.m. — was not immediately released.
Jeffery Lovell, 42, is expected to be arraigned for murder today, Chicopee police said yesterday in a statement on Facebook.
“It was determined three parties went to the residence believing it to be a friend,” police said.
“One party, the victim, was banging on the outside door, when the homeowner shot through the door, striking the male. The 15-year-old male did pass away last evening at the Baystate Medical Center, and we offer our condolences and sympathies to the family.”
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I’m going to go out on a limb here, and take a wild guess that Lovell is one of many people in this nation who obtained a firearm for self-defense, but who never took a decent class from a reputable on the lawful …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms