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    Man Threatens Fort Collins (CO) Officer with Knife

    I have to wonder why this guy's still breathing. I'm going to ask around.

    More at link 9NEWS.com | Denver | Colorado's Online News Leader | Man accused of threatening Fort Collins officer

    FORT COLLINS (AP) - Fort Collins police have arrested a man who they say pulled a knife on an officer and fought her as she tried to arrest him.

    Police spokeswoman Rita Davis says 19-year-old Arturo Luna allegedly approached the officer with a knife as she responded to a report of a fight between two brothers around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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    I have to wonder why he is still breathing also. Does this mean she will hesitate if her partner is getting shot at?
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    Depends on the circumstances. I've been in a position where I was on the ground fighting with a guy who pulled out a knife. Had I tried to get to my feet, or let go of him to go for my gun, he'd have been able to stab me. Instead I pinned his arm to the ground, then broke it.

    So based on my personal experience, I know for a fact that you can be in a fight with someone who pulls a knife, and you may not be able to shoot him.
    The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.

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    They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.



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