This story is closed for comments.
Scubagirl Aug 20, 6:36 p.m.
somehow I don't think the stepson is a KID, regardless of anything else.
loveapex Aug 20, 5:45 p.m.
I actually don't see where people are blaming the child. Even if it is the child being every bad name in the book, it doesn't matter. You don't shoot him! Hello! We save our guns for those entering our homes intending to harm us or rob us. Its these people who give law abiding gun owners a bad name. Not to mention step-parents. Thankfully, I am not.
Obamacare returns Aug 20, 4:52 p.m.
Simple minds handle disputes via violence.
rwhite8449 Aug 20, 4:27 p.m.
Mr. Sensible Aug 20, 4:03 p.m.
ims1924 Aug 20, 3:44 p.m.
This type of behavior seems to be the only way that certain people know how to settle an argument.
prayingtime Aug 20, 3:15 p.m.
This happened in our neighborhood and We have kids in our neighborhood who are usually out playing (mine included). This could have been much worse. I agree with Babs This guy has problems if he would open fire into a neighbors house not knowing who he would kill. Also our local Roanoke Rapids news is reporting that it WAS the stepson who was shot (his house is right beside the stepdad's)
Pepe Silvia Aug 20, 2:11 p.m.
"And here I believed that Rome and Greece DID still exist. I must have looked at an old map." - dwr1964
dwr1964 Aug 20, 1:59 p.m.
just as Rome and Greece crumbled and ceased to exist hundreds of years ago. Its time to wake up America.... Lucas Turner
And here I believed that Rome and Greece DID still exist. I must have looked at an old map.
babsd24 Aug 20, 1:57 p.m.
Authorities said that Robert Louis Carey, 68, argued with his stepson at their Haven Drive Home and threatened him with garden tools. OK NOW the son leaves the house to get away from this guy and he gets a gun and follows him not one word was said abou the kid saying or doing anything other than leaving the house. But readers blame the kid on the spot.
babsd24 Aug 20, 1:56 p.m.
Really, I can't beleive everyone auto assumes the stepson is at fault here. This guy has problems if he would open fire into a neighbors house not knowing who he would kill. Not one word was mentioned about the stepson except this guy argued with him and then shot a gun into a neighbors house.
not my real name Aug 20, 1:51 p.m.
Oops, my bad.
dwr1964 Aug 20, 12:07 p.m.
Our children and grandchildren are so blessed to have such excellent role models. I just can't wait for the sex education discussion.
silverflash Aug 20, 11:48 a.m.
dude went crazy or is crazy.
Rebelyell55 Aug 20, 11:32 a.m.
I guess the more he thought about it, the madder he got.
Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2013-09-05 17:25:12