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Hey Baltimore–Don’t Shoot Your Friend for Fun, Even if He’s Wearing a Bulletproof Vest

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Photo of Mark Ramiro via the Baltimore Police Department/Baltimore Sun
Photo of Mark Ramiro via the Baltimore Police Department/Baltimore Sun

Yesterday, we reminded you not to leave your car running with the keys in the ignition unless you’re trying to get it stolen. And today, in further you-should-probably-already-know-this news, we remind you to not shoot your friend in the chest, even if he is wearing a bulletproof vest.

Man Lies Down in Road After Argument with Passenger; Is Promptly Run Over by Another Car

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This is why arguing and driving don’t mix:  Yesterday, a Prince George’s County man got into such a heated argument with the passenger in his car that he pulled over, got out of the car, and lay down in the road. To make a point? To freak the other person out? Who knows; in any case, it didn’t work. He got hit by a car and died shortly afterward at a local hospital.

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