The Canadian Press

1999-08-26 | Vigilante-Verdict-Shopkeepers

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A former Fredericton businessman who defended his store with a gun was found guilty on Aug. 25 of careless use of a firearm. George MacFarlane became a hero to shopkeepers after he shot at robbers fleeing his store the previous winter. MacFarlane's lawyer Brian Munro said his client and many other businessmen were sometimes left with few options.

Date: 1999-08-26
Placeline: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there's a society it there today that, a lot of break ins more violence there's things that seem to be happening where there is frustration because police can't be everywhere at all times and this is one of those examples where they can't be everywhere at all times and he thought he was doing something that was least prevent the thieves from breaking into a store >>

Clip ID: 19990826CPCN001