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Tue Dec 20, 2016, 07:00 PM

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a doctor with quick reflexes

Or, Never attempt to rob a clinic that's fifty feet from the sheriff's office.

No link because the paper this came from invented the paywall, but anyway...

According to one of the papers I work on, Travis James Harpole, 45, resident of St. Maries, ID, made an appointment for the town's medical clinic that absolutely HAD to be with a specific doctor. Come his appointment time, Harpole was taken into a treatment room. When the doctor arrived, Harpole told him: you are going to fill all my prescriptions and give me an injection of Dilaudid right now or there will be consequences for all the doctors here." The clinic in St. Maries has no Dilaudid. The doctor told him, no prescriptions and no shot.

Harpole pulled a loaded .40-caliber pistol out and tried to aim it. Before he could, the doctor grabbed his wrist, stepped behind Harpole, pulled Harpole's gun to his body so he couldn't aim it, and got another nurse to help restrain him until he dropped the gun and the cops showed up. Harpole told the doctor that when he got out of jail, he was going straight to the doctor's house to "take him to hell with him and burn the home down." Don't worry, that won't be for a while: Harpole was charged with aggravated battery, attempted robbery with a firearms enhancement, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He faces 40 years in the state pen.

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Tue Dec 20, 2016, 07:11 PM

1. Yipes

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 07:30 PM

3. I thank ye kindly

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