How fistfights escalate to gunfights

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    The man accused of murder in a shooting death at the Waterside parking garage last weekend fired in self-defense after seeing a gun on the driver who fought him after a fender-bender, a defense lawyer said in court today.

    Reginald Royals, the man accused in the shooting that left Juan Carlos Ovalle dead and another man injured, must remain in jail without bond, a judge ruled. During the hearing in General District Court, Royals’ lawyer, Jeff Swartz, called family members who testified that Royals had never before been in trouble, that he was not violent, and was known to walk away from conflict.



    Prosecutor: Man killed in Waterside garage had gun | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com
     
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    And your point is?
     
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    Wondering the same thing about yours ..
     
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    probably that if guns were illegal it wouldn't have happened. It's the same point he always struggles to make.
     
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    Well ... if that's the case then he still failed.
     
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    If one solved the problem of how things escalate to fist fights....problem solved.
     
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    i cant remember the last fist fight i have seen...nor the last gun fight
     
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    And if either man has a felony conviction they aren't legally allowed to carry guns anyway. And I'd say the Odds are probably in favor of neither of them having a C&C permit meaning they'd already broken at least one gun law.
     
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    Well, the escalation argument is one of my personal gripes with Handguns though, given the proliferation of handguns in the US, I doubt that a ban would solve it.
     

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