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Man shot after discouraging gun violence

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 10:04 PM
Last updated 11:08 PM
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An Augusta man told Richmond County deputies he was shot Sunday after telling another man not to shoot a burglar.

Donald Gross, 52, of the 1900 block of Tobacco Road, said he overheard a heavyset black man with short dreadlocks talking about shooting someone who had broken into his house.

Gross told the man that was the wrong thing to do, and the man shot him in the leg, according to an incident report. The shooting happened in the 2400 block of Amsterdam Drive.

The shooter was last seen running on Amsterdam Drive toward Madrid Drive.

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TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 12/31/12 - 12:20 am
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What a tragedy

Here is someone trying to make a comment about guns and gets shot in the process? That lunatic with that gun should be fined heavily plus pay the total hospital and pain bill for that man!! He'd probably miss a burglar by a mile! Moron!

Patty-P
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Patty-P 12/31/12 - 12:42 am
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Truly Worried

No not fined...jailed for a long time.

gargoyle
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gargoyle 12/31/12 - 01:10 am
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More to that story that we

More to that story that we wont find out. One more leg shot

Darby
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Darby 12/31/12 - 01:35 am
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Want to bet....

.... that this guy shot himself in the leg and just won't own up to it..??

KSL
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KSL 12/31/12 - 02:59 am
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I cannot make sense of this

I cannot make sense of this story.

gargoyle
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gargoyle 12/31/12 - 05:13 am
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burglars far and wide

burglars far and wide agree,the wrong thing for a home owner to do is to shoot them.

griff6035
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griff6035 12/31/12 - 06:51 am
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Amsterdam Drive

This street off of Barton Chapel road has been in the news several times recently.

Dixieman
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Dixieman 12/31/12 - 08:20 am
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Dixieman has 20 billion points

Ah, the wonderful success of non-violent lecturing! Peaceniks take note.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 12/31/12 - 08:23 am
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Use Acronyms LS, ASDD, ASBV

Use Acronyms

LS, ASDD, ASBV

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 12/31/12 - 08:25 am
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BTW:

It is still OK to SAY

Barton Village Shooting.

The PC police haven't zero'd in on that yet.

allhans
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allhans 12/31/12 - 12:06 pm
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Open Curtain..IDK...( :

Open Curtain..IDK...( :

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 12/31/12 - 12:31 pm
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I hear Piers Morgan is moving

I hear Piers Morgan is moving to Barton Village....

allhans
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allhans 12/31/12 - 01:31 pm
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Gage Creed..Not one person

Gage Creed..Not one person could understand his "speak".

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 12/31/12 - 03:19 pm
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Print

As near as I can tell, this story did not make today's print edition. If they plan to publish it in print tomorrow I hope for the sake of completeness and clarity that someone re-writes it. I know staff is slim today because tomorrow's a holiday, but the story above should be embarrassing to the staff and the publisher.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 12/31/12 - 04:19 pm
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allhans....wouldn't that be

allhans....wouldn't that be fitting for Mr. Morgan? (I use the term Mr. loosely)

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 12/31/12 - 04:48 pm
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allhans - Some of the Acronyms

LS = Leg Shooter
ASDD = Another Shooting Different Day
ASBV = Another Shooting in Barton Village
ADS = Another Downtown Shooting

Shoot me and email... there is a list that has developed over the year.
I'll send it to you.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 12/31/12 - 04:57 pm
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You know it is one thing for a Yankee to tell us how to do

things.

But a Brit, and NON-US Citizen to boot, making $$$M while here.
Oh heck no...

Take your griping, snide major ego somewhere else.

Young Fred
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Young Fred 12/31/12 - 05:45 pm
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Ya, it’s pretty humorous to

Ya, it’s pretty humorous to witness his smug condescension, apparently having no clue he’s nothing more than a created, wind-up, automaton.

allhans
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allhans 12/31/12 - 10:24 pm
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Nothing more disgusting than

Nothing more disgusting than for a heavily-accented foreigner to come to the US and attempt to tell us what we should or should not do.

Bulldog1
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Bulldog1 01/01/13 - 12:56 pm
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Culture

Another example of a culture that endorses violent and confrontational behavior. Hey, all you morons out there, it's not OK to shoot or stab people just because you don't agree with them.

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