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Stabbing Attack and Gun Suicide in Farago's Neighborhood

Posted on the 22 March 2012 by Mikeb302000
The Daily Jeffersonian reports
Authorities said 32-year-old Jennifer Allen of Tiverton arrived at Franklin & Co. Interiors in Newport on Tuesday morning and confronted a 28-year-old woman with a handgun and large knife. The woman told officers that Allen asked her "How do you want to die... pick one."
Allen stabbed the woman twice in the torso and once in the head. The woman was treated and released at Newport Hospital.
Authorities believe Allen targeted the woman because she believed she was having an affair with her husband, Capt. Russell Hayes told The Newport Daily News.
Allen also threatened other employees of the store and forced them to lie on the floor, police said.
Police Lt. William Fitzgerald said Allen apparently fatally shot herself in the head as officers entered the building owned by the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum.
Too bad the famous gun blogger wasn't nearby, he could have shot the knife out of her hand and made her put the gun down.
I don't suppose anyone checked to see if the disturbed woman had a concealed carry permit. You see, many crimes like this take place and that little fact goes unexplored. Then the gun-rights advocates tell us how law-abiding the concealed carry people are.
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