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Man shoots friend over $20 football bet

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  1. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    http://msn.foxsports.com/cfb/story/6209764


    LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - A man fatally shot his friend with a high-powered rifle in a dispute over a $20 bet on the South Carolina-Clemson football game, authorities said Sunday.
    James Walter Quick, 42, was charged with murder in the shooting of Richard Allen Johnson, 43. Johnson died from a single shot to the chest, according to a preliminary autopsy Sunday.The two had bet $20 on the annual game, with Quick taking South Carolina, which won 31-28, and Johnson taking Clemson, Lexington County Sheriff James Metts said. They drank beer all afternoon and watched the game Saturday at Johnson's home, and began arguing about the bet after the game.
    Metts said Quick went to his car, got the rifle he normally uses for hunting and fired one shot, hitting Johnson in the chest. Deputies arrested Quick.
    Quick was being held Sunday in the Lexington County jail, awaiting a bail hearing. The sheriff's department said he did not yet have a lawyer
  2. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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  3. ROMOSAPIEN9

    ROMOSAPIEN9 Proud Grandpa

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    Who hasn't done that? Seriously
  4. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Can't be any worse then getting banned from another forum for WINNING a bet:laugh2:
  5. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Uh, yeah it can.
  6. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Yeah no kidding.

    Let me think... getting banned or getting killed... which one is worse?

    Give me a minute here, I'm thinking about it...


    Seriously. :bang2:
  7. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    Hey now - teh interweb is serious business.
  8. ka0tik

    ka0tik DALLAS

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    Idiot!!!
  9. Viper

    Viper Active Member

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    Unbelievable
  10. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Bad Santa Staff Member

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    Idiots are everywhere.

    About 10 years ago or so, just a few minutes away from where I work, there was a guy that shot his wife because she burned the biscuits.

    That is not an exaggeration he really shot her over burnt biscuits.

    Now I am sure there were other things involved that led up to that, the guy was a drunk and obviously a loon but still people are just idiots.
  11. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    man...and i thought i hated burnt food
  12. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    A friend of mine is in jail for killing a man. He was in a sports bar and starting heckling some Steeler fans and when he was asked to leave they followed him out to his car and he pulled a gun and shot one of them.

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