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ret5hd

(20,603 posts)
3. at 9, isn't he capable of taking...
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:02 AM
May 15

up a tactical position in the attic with his BAR? Or flanking the attackers, taking out the weaker side (hey, nobody’s suggesting he should go head-on against them) then make a strategic retreat, drawing them in to an area where he has the advantage? And jeez…let’s not kid ourselves…here he is walking around in broad daylight in his own home without his body armor on. And his protection animals obviously haven’t been trained well.

i dunno…maybe he’ll learn a lesson from this.

IronLionZion

(45,724 posts)
4. If only that boy had a gun to defend himself
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:20 AM
May 15


If only there was something we could do about gun violence other than more guns.

BlueWaveNeverEnd

(8,275 posts)
5. He is lucky there was a washer / dryer in the living room. You can hear bullets pinging off it.
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:32 PM
May 15

unusual to have washer / dryer in that location. that saved his life.

Martin68

(23,078 posts)
8. I suggest that if firearms are being discharged in the vicinity, you should retreat to an inner room with no windows -
Thu May 16, 2024, 09:45 AM
Thursday

such as a bathroom - and lie on the floor in the fetal position to offer the smallest possible profile possible. Running outside offers the perpetrators an easy target, and I doubt people planning a home invasion would be shooting off their guns outside to warn their victims ahead of time. I'm just being realistic and practical. That kid was risking his life presenting his face to a window. Even if he wasn't hit by a bullet, he could be scarred for life by broken glass.

MagickMuffin

(16,011 posts)
9. I never saw him looking out the window
Mon May 20, 2024, 09:31 PM
Monday


Can you provide me with the timestamp so I can see what you are seeing?


I saw him take cover on the couch and after the gunfire he runs through the interior of their apartment.

Martin68

(23,078 posts)
10. No time stamp needed. The initial frame pictured before you even start the video show him looking over the arm of the
Mon May 20, 2024, 10:08 PM
Monday

couch with the light from the window on his face. In fact, most of his body is brightly lit by the window. Can't you see that?

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