Gamer Punches Own Mother and a Cop Over Halo 3 Match

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Well, here’s a piece of gamer-related violence you can’t blame on Manhunt 2 (though “he who shall not be named” will undoubtedly try). On Sunday, police in Indian River County, Florida responded to a domestic dispute involving an “out-of-control child.” Apparently, a young boy was playing Halo 3 when his mother told him it was time to shut it off and go to bed. When he refused, she took out the Xbox 360′s wireless adapter and hid it. The boy then flew into a rage, storming through the house looking for the device. When he couldn’t find it, he punched his mom in the face, which prompted the parents to call the police. The boy locked himself in his room and, when two deputies entered with a key they got from the parents, he resisted and punched one of them in the face. He’s now under the care of juvenile authorities facing charges of battery-domestic violence and battery on a law-enforcement officer.

It’s a good thing there were no plasma grenades in the house, I guess. On the plus side, this means one less little kid on Xbox Live doing a horrible Ludacris impression into his mic. One down, about a million left to go.

Via TCPalm

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weclock

On November 2, 2007 at 2:04 pm

awesome.

Jose

On November 2, 2007 at 2:31 pm

That last comment he made is so wrong… but at the same time so true and funny.

Ldysabella

On November 2, 2007 at 2:36 pm

Dumbass parents. Guess that’s what you get for letting your kids play M rated games.

somewhat

On November 2, 2007 at 4:27 pm

Now if they could only get the Arnold impersenators too.

weclock

On November 2, 2007 at 4:28 pm

I’m glad I’m not on XBL, if I was people would be like ‘who is this guy, actually talking about real stuff? Doesn’t he know this is XBL? You’re supposed to talk retarded on here.’

Hawkeye

On November 2, 2007 at 4:59 pm

He Who Must Not Be Named: OMG! An actual example I could use on my anti-video game charade. Gimme!

Lucas

On November 2, 2007 at 5:09 pm

Jack Thompson for you simpletons is “he who must not be named”.

*awaits cringes from other for the saying of the name*

weclock

On November 2, 2007 at 5:26 pm

Tom Jackson?!?

xx-Thor-xx

On November 2, 2007 at 7:19 pm

lol, if thats the case.. he dies in the end and doesn’t attack video games anymore..and Rockstar’s scar will never hurt again.

Usafirewarrior

On November 2, 2007 at 7:55 pm

Another retarded kid off the halo servers. :grin:

deathonastick

On November 3, 2007 at 9:01 am

OMG. what a tw6t and argh those twerps on XBL get on my nerves

Peter

On November 4, 2007 at 10:22 am

Talk about parents who don’t have control over their kids, they get hit and call the cops? Spare the rod, spoil the child.

weclock

On November 4, 2007 at 11:25 am

hahaha, I didn’t think about that. But apparently they needed the help because the kid didn’t even settle down for the cops.