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Ex-Marine Rifleman Turns Self In

Riggle wanted for allegedly firing shots at girlfriend’s Sand Hill home

July 30, 2013

After eluding authorities for more than a day, a former Marine rifleman wanted for allegedly shooting at his girlfriend’s Sand Hill home Sunday gave himself up to the Marshall County Sheriff’s......

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RiverLover

Jul-31-13 9:58 AM

The headline is incorrect. The correct term is Former Marine. Now the main question is, Why did the reporter think it was germane to mention he was a former Marine?

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Gooseman

Aug-01-13 6:09 AM

And besides being a "former" Marine, ALL Marines are trained riflemen first, before anything else. So why the "rifleman" tag?

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acousticportal

Aug-01-13 10:38 AM

Thank goodness no one was hurt or killed. This veteran should be screened for military related issues such as PTSD, etc. These incidents are not uncommon concerning veterans and violent acts and should be addressed locally through a "veterans court" that understands the relationship between what some veterans go through and the potential behaviors that eventually end up like this or other legal issues.

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whgfeeling

Aug-01-13 10:48 PM

just another loose nut with a gun. can only be a big man with a gun lol.

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Wondering

Aug-02-13 8:56 AM

Regardless, it was not a very smart thing for this fellow to do.

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