Yup, that’s the headline at abc11.com: ’13-YEAR-OLD KILLED BY GUN AT RALEIGH HOTEL, MAN CHARGED.’ Kinda makes you wonder why the cops didn’t charge the man. Oh wait, they did. As well they should. “Police say a 13-year-old boy is dead after a gun discharged in a hotel room and the bullet went through a wall into another room, hitting the teen. It happened around 11 p.m. Friday at the Comfort Suites hotel at 1309 Corporation Parkway. Randall Louis Vater, 42, of Knightdale has been charged with . . .
involuntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The victim has been identified as Nathan Andrew Clark, of Lewisville, N.C.
Clark was in Raleigh to play in the Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) shootout this weekend. His team has since pulled out of the tournament.
And gun owners shocked and horrified by this heinous crime should click here to contact the station and protest their decision to cast blame on an inanimate object, rather than the judicial process that allowed the release of a dangerous man from the prison where he clearly belonged.