Tuesday, July 21, 2009

If you love someone...

Know that it would be untrue
Know that I would be a liar
If I was to say to you
I didn't set your dad on fire

If you love somebody
Better set them on fire

The Dead Milkmen were way ahead of their time. Here's a news article from Gastonia, North Carolina:

GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - Police say a fight over a bicycle in Gastonia led to one man being set on fire Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened on Larry Lane around 7:15 p.m.

According to the Gastonia Police Department, Tony Herrin, 40, and Julie Davenport, 50, were arguing over a bicycle. Davenport allegedly shoved Herrin into a nearby ditch.

Davenport's husband, Daniel, then got involved and a physical altercation followed.

Herrin was cut several times by a rake. Police say Herrin threw a cup of gasoline into Daniel Davenport's face and lit him on fire.

Davenport suffered burn injuries and was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where he was treated and released. Herrin suffered minor injuries and was treated at a hospital in Gaston County.

Police charged Tony Herrin with assault by an incendiary device and simple assault. Julie Davenport was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and Daniel Davenport was charged with simple assault.

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