GUN Another reason for the antigun crowd in MN to get riled up...

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  1. imperial

    imperial Lurker | Gun | STI Crew OT Supporter

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    Adult-oriented business owner wounded by gunfire in Minn. government center

    Associated Press, Associated Press
    Published Tuesday, June 24, 2008

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - A man was wounded by gunfire in the Morrison County Government Center after officers responded to a report of a hostage situation there. The Morrison County Record reported on its Web site Tuesday morning that Gordon Wheeler Sr., whose adult-oriented businesses were ordered closed by Morrison County, allegedly entered the county board meeting at the Government Center at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday and held board members hostage.
    Wheeler allegedly concealed had a handgun in a red bandana, the Record reported. Several eyewitnesses said shots had been fired, it is not known if any persons were injured.
    Commissioners Gene Young and Jeff Schilling were seen exiting the building minutes later and were visibly shaken.
    Wheeler has had long-standing feud with the county over several adult-oriented businesses he operated near Camp Ripley and Swanville. He sued the county in 2007 but the suit was dismissed, the Record reported.
    The sheriff's office says in a news release that the suspect wounded late Tuesday morning was taken to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
    The release says a call directed deputies to the county boardroom.
    Authorities have closed the courthouse complex, which will remained shuttered for the day.
    Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel has asked the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to conduct the investigation because of the involvement of county personnel.


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  2. Cannondale

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    You certainly live up to your title. 32 posts in 3 years.
     
  3. Slick26

    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Yeah heard about that in the news today. It caused a scene, but no one has really jumped on the "end CCW bandwagon."
    Mainly because the guy had a known problem with the local government, and he didn't even have a CCW permit... so that essentially absolves the law-abiding gun owners and CCW permit holders.

    Even the most liberal news stations in the Twin Cities stayed away from calling out the CCW laws in this state. I was really surprised.
     
  4. Slick26

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    He died, btw.
     

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