...he shouldn't have been in possession of a loaded firearm and he shouldn't have been attempting armed robbery. You get a SILVER star for your acute observation.
"...young man would get the spanking he deserves,..."? A Spanking? For ARMED ROBBERY? We're going to divey out the GOLD star to you for that one!
Sorry, but that wasn't a "...moment of stupidity..."! That was a deliberate, planned and cognitive act of severe and violent aggression. That kid is a well street-educated thug at the ripe age of 14. He is what he is and it isn't going to change now...it's about 12 years too late!
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