“Angela Rollins, told deputies that she was in her front yard with her husband and three children when Sanders and her husband approached the fence that separates the two properties,” California’s redding.com reports. “Betty Francis Sanders complained about Rollins’ children being noisy as they rode their motorcycles. Deputies said it escalated into an argument . . .
and Sanders fired a shot from her handgun toward Rollins and her family, who were about 20 feet away.
When deputies arrived, they interviewed Sanders about the incident and found the handgun she’d used on her neighbors.
No one was injured during the incident, deputies said.
Sanders was arrested on suspicion of assault with a firearm and child endangerment. She was taken to Shasta County Jail where her bail was set at $50,000.
If you’ve ever stayed in a Italian hotel with the window open to the street trying to sleep as two-stroke motorcycles and scooters at full chat pass by all night long, you can understand how Ms. Sanders lost her sh*t.
But there are noise cancelling headphones and laws about excessive noise. And a responsible gun owner never aims a firearm at another human being unless that person poses an imminent credible threat of grievous bodily harm or death.
Which Ms. Sanders posed to Ms. Rollins and her children. The trigger happy octogenarian is lucky to be alive. If she’d sent lead in the direction of a rural Texas family, she probably wouldn’t be. Just sayin’ . . .