Charles Jones, Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

“A Baton Rouge man is accused of opening fire with an assault rifle on a group of people as they returned home because he said they previously helped someone rob him,” reports.

“The victims drove past Jones’s home on Hammond Street and saw him with the gun before he shot at them on Thursday, the report says. Jones is held on a $120,000 bond.”

Say no more? Just this: in most states you can only use lethal force if you face an imminent, credible threat of grievous bodily harm or death.


  1. avatar Vhyrus says:

    I will say that if his claims are true I feel for the guy. Getting robbed sucks and it really screws with some people.

    1. avatar herb says:

      This ‘guy’ would rape and kill your family if he knew he wouldnt be caught. no more than a wild ape.

  2. avatar tinhats says:

    Looks like he is already wearing appropriate prison garb – white and black striped hoodie!

  3. avatar Rick says:

    Again with the “assault rifle.” And journalists wonder why nobody trusts them.

  4. avatar Steven says:

    Look ’em in da eyes and you’ll see da crazy

  5. avatar tiger says:

    As they used to say on “People’s Court;” “Don’t take the law in your own hands. Take them to court.”

  6. avatar Frank in VA says:

    Source article doesn’t say whether anyone was injured, which some might consider a salient detail for a reporter to mention.

  7. avatar James69 says:

    It was an AR in .223, so no one was very injured……. 🙂

  8. avatar rt66paul says:

    Maybe he should have taken lessons and used a double tap on all of them.

  9. avatar anonymoose says:

    I will have my revenge! *twirls mustache*

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