Sep 29 2010
Old people are easy to harass because they can’t chase after you, and therefore are the target of many young hooligans be they pranksters or criminals. But one kid learned the hard way that you really don’t want to mess with Grandma.
A 12-year-old boy was shot in the arm by a 68-year-old woman after he and another youngster were thought to have broke many of the windows of her South Shore home while she was out, then returned to attack her with bricks, authorities said.
Chicago police investigate the scene where a law enforcement source said a 12-year-old boy was shot by a 70-year-old woman angry that the boy and other youngsters were throwing rocks on her property near 76th and Coles in Chicago
So uh, is that allowed? Can you shoot a kid thrown bricks at you? The article actually doesn’t say, but I think if you’re on your property and people are invading it, children or not, you’re allowed to defend yourself. Right? Well, I’m just going to go with that theory.
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