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Armed woman at WSOC-TV unlikely to be charged


CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) -- A police spokesman says it's unlikely charges will be filed against a North Carolina woman so upset about her financial situation she walked into a TV station and put what turned out to be an unloaded gun to her head.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police spokesman Robert Fey said Wednesday the woman was only a threat to herself - not to anyone in WSOC-TV's studios in Charlotte.

Fifty-one-year-old Wendy Cosby Naidas of Conover was undergoing a mental evaluation at a Charlotte hospital.

Police say Naidas walked into the lobby of the TV station during its Tuesday evening news broadcast. The station went off the air for about an hour and the building was evacuated and locked down.

No one was hurt or taken hostage and police took the woman into custody.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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...shame on all of you. Maybe this was the only way she could see to getting the help she needs for her apparent psychological problem. Again, just my $.02 worth.

Manners, manners, manners.....

Someone should have offered her a round of ammo.

What a pure lack of

What a pure lack of, Common, have proven yourself a complete idiot. Maybe she needs to come and visit you with her gun....loaded.


I save my compassion for those who deserve it.

Now tell me....exactly WHAT did this woman hope to accomplish by walking into a TV station and threatening to off herself with an empty firearm?


Even in her totally whacked out fog of lunacy, what could she have accomplished? How did she envision this turning out?

Bad things happen. It's called life. You and she both need to learn to deal with it. Until you do, I wouldn't be calling anyone an idiot.

Where is your compassion

Where is your compassion then, Guest6381? How can you chastise Common got his lack of it, then suggest that he be done harm?

You, Guest,have proven yourself a complete hypocrite.