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Guy With Gun Demands To See Permit Of Another Guy With Gun

Police chief says citizens can't take law into their own hands.

Two Georgia men, both carrying holstered weapons, had a confrontation in a gas station when one man demanded to see the other's license and ID. File|Patch
Two Georgia men, both carrying holstered weapons, had a confrontation in a gas station when one man demanded to see the other's license and ID. File|Patch

Two Georgia gas station customers carrying holstered weapons had a showdown that led to one man drawing his gun and demanding the carry permit of the other.

No shots were fired, but one man was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Police were called to an Enmark convenience store when a man carrying a holstered firearm entered the store. Another customer, also with a holstered firearm, demanded to see the man’s identification and firearms license.

The customer reportedly demanding the license was identified as Ronald Williams, 62. Police say he pulled his firearm from its holster but didn’t point it at the other customer. The other man replied that he did not have to show a permit or identification, according to the newspaper. With that, he made his purchase, left the store and called police.

Williams was charged with disorderly conduct for drawing his weapon inside of the store, police said, and his gun was confiscated.

Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said Georgians — including law enforcement officers — cannot demand to see someone’s firearms permit, and he blamed the incident on Georgia's new gun law, which went into effect Tuesday.

“This is an example of my concern with the new gun law, that people will take the law into their own hands which we will not tolerate,” Childress told The Valdosta Daily Times.

As of July 1, House Bill 60 (the Safe Carry Protection Act) allows licensed gun owners to bring guns into a variety of places formerly barred. There are a number of rules, requirements and exceptions included in the text of the bill – churches, for example, may decide on an individual basis whether that church will allow guns inside.


erie July 05, 2014 at 05:30 AM
I remember a white man that hate black people and called us all niggas. I also knew a black man that hate white people and called them honkys white patties. We was all living in the streets. One morning I saw them both heading each other way. I crossed the streets to see the big show down around 7am in the morning. Just us three on the streets. As they both passed each other way. They both just rolled there eyeballs at oneanother. LMAO
erie July 05, 2014 at 05:36 AM
I was like dam they both knew I would say nothing and see nothing. Would not take sides just have a ring side seat. I wanted too see a fight a black and white fight. SMILING Two sorry scarey MF's for real. Check out some of my abstract art on youtube please. Just key in erie tha artist on youtube.
erie July 05, 2014 at 05:40 AM
PABLO PICASSO VS Erie tha Artist. You make the call smiling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xogtn-cvubY
Guess Who July 13, 2014 at 10:31 AM
I love it when some dildo thinks he's the law and demands things like this. one of the many reasons I don't have a gun is the temptation to show a douche bag like this JO 3 bullets up front and personal for thinking he can demand anything from me or anyone else. Also once he pulled his gun out, the other guy probably had reasonable grounds to shoot in self defense. Never show a weapon unless you intend to use it and never hesitate to shoot anyone who threatens your life with a weapon I really hate douche bags and wannabe's

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