If you have a beef with your local rag, express it politely, as this fellow expressed his dissatisfaction with the Philadelphia Inquirer.
“‘I’m not leaving without shooting,’ he kept saying from the window of his apartment,” Chitwood said. “When we tried to negotiate with him, he would scream all types of things.”
Chitwood said Smith fired three shots toward officers in the apartment building’s courtyard.
Over the next three hours, Smith fired off six more rounds at police from his window. When he threatened to shoot down a news helicopter flying over the scene, police moved in and launched tear gas into his window, Chitwood said.
You can’t make this stuff up.