Wednesday's shootout in Jackson, Mississippi, was (like most shootouts) filled with tact. Not since Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton has there been a duel this noble.
The winning 60-year-old Jerry Blasingame, allegedly shot his neighbor Terry Tenhet, 52, sticking him in both hands, the shoulder, chest and side by the spray of pellets from shotgun blasts.
Tenhet says he was friends with Blasingame and only went over to his house to complain in general about the dog feces in his lawn — not to accuse him — and encountered a drunk and irate neighbor.
Blasingame said they argued because Tenhet shot his dog last week and threatened to kill him and his dog "over poop."
There are actual quotes from the report below:
Terry: "Jerry, your dog ain't even dead."
Jerry: "Just meet me at the levee and I'll shoot you down.'"
Terry follow Jerry to the levee so Jerry came back to Terry's house.
Terry: "Point that gun at me."
Jerry: "No, point that gun at me."
Terry: "Man, do what you gotta do"
Then according to Terry, Jerry opened fire.
Blasingame was charged with aggravated assault
and being the stupidest man alive.
[Image via theboxotruth.]
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