Comments for: Scarborough woman accused of shooting at family member while holding infant son

Posted Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:57 p.m.

SCARBOROUGH | A Scarborough woman is facing charges after firing a bullet at a family member while holding her infant son, police said. Angela Haddad, 34, is currently at the Cumberland County Jail on charges of aggravated reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child, according to a …

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  • Anonymous

    WOW, say goodbye to that little one. So truly sad people make instant reaction mistakes in judgement like this with innocent children the ones who end up paying for it.

    • Anonymous

      She wont lose the kid.

  • Anonymous

    I guess it’s time for some anger management counseling…

    • Anonymous

      My anger management class pi$$es me off!

      • Dope Boy

        Be thankful, in most other States you’d be in jail. (please get rid of the guns if you have any) Try to get a handle on your emotions and deal with them. My guess is your a ticking time bomb.

    • Anonymous

      I guess it’s time for an attempted murder charge, assault with a deadly weapon, and reckless conduct with a firearm.

  • Givrsum

    i wonder if they meant alton, not scarborough..

  • Anonymous

    Delete

  • Anonymous

    The child wasn’t in danger unless he was shooting back!

    • Anonymous

      have you ever fired a handgun?
      if not, go out to the range sometime with a .357 revolver and fire it without ear protection. I guarantee your ears will be ringing for an hour after that.

      and fire the revolver without glasses or eye protection, you’ll feel the powder come back at you.

      • Anonymous

        I didn’t think of the noise indoors.I fire a .44 (outside) without ear protection ,, no ringing for an hour! and have never heard of powder leaving the rear of a revolver…..

        • Anonymous

          Powder leaves the rear, you just can’t see it.

          That said I understand you were making a joke in your initial post. Only a dope would think a child in the arms of someone opening fire on a loved one isn’t at risk.

  • Anonymous

    When will domestic violence against men be taken as seriously as when men are abusive to women? She’ll walk, with counselling. Reckless conduct and child endangerment is one thing, but where are the charges for attempted murder and domestic violence? If the tables had been turned, the man would be in the deep dark dungeon now and the streets would be full of women carrying candles in paper cups, demanding a hanging.

  • My “heartwarming” comment got the axe? Is the more pc, non-sarcastic version “how sad” ok by you? How sad.

  • Anonymous

    Domestic Violence against men is taken seriously, but is one of the most under reported. With that said, there is always two sides to a story. So ask yourself…Am I truly sure of my awareness of the situation and is it backed up by the history of this relationship. Sometimes what we read is only a portion of the situation and we the readers are unaware of the true nature of what happened. Women are often arrested for Domestic Violence when they respond to abuse with violence out of total fear of their own lives and then some are the true aggressors. This story does not give the history or the entire situation, as it is only a blip of information. Being completely informed can give a different perspective.

    • Anonymous

      “Domestic Violence against men is taken seriously”

      you’re joking right?

      I know a man that was the victim of domestic violence.
      He was assaulted, kicked, and had his stuff thrown at him.
      After calling the police, they stated that there was nothing they could do for him since the “complaint” was him vs her, no witnesses or evidence. there was no bruising, as men don’t bruise as easily as women.

      most people would just say “you got beat by a girl? HAHAHHAA!”

      it is the unfortunate truth of our current society. Everyone fights for equal rights but still maintain the old societal norms that we have clearly not outgrown.

      • Anonymous

        I am sorry your friend was treated so disrespectfully, it takes a lot of courage to come forward as a victim, regardless of gender, as you give someone access into some of the darkest parts of your life! If everyone could take away the playground mentality of boys versus girls then it could change some perspectives, but change is not like waving a magic wand, it takes time, education, and perseverance. Domestic Violence needs to be taken seriously regardless of being male or female. Public service agencies are getting educated on dealing with Domestic Violence as it becomes available. Think about how many awareness commercials were on 5 years ago compared to today.

      • Anonymous

        I think that old “you got beat by a girl? HAHAHHAA!” stems from the average size of a woman is only 2/3 the size of an average man, and woman’s musces do not bulk up like men’s muscles. So it is like saying, “You got beat up by someone smaller than you!!! hahaha.”

        And, that fact hasn’t changed.

        • Anonymous

          why does size matter?
          there are tons of women that are larger than men, especially in maine.

          also,
          a small Chinese or japanese guy practicing martial arts could beat almost any ordinary person.

  • Anonymous

    The Story doesn’t say anything about Domestic Violence,, go figure

    • Anonymous

      Sure it does. She tried to shoot her man. Seems pretty violent to me.

      Or is it only domestic violence if the man attacks the woman?

  • Anonymous

    wait a minute here, a man in alton merely threatened a woman with a gun, and got charged with “aggravated attempted murder, aggravated reckless conduct and domestic violence criminal threatening.”

    http://bangordailynews.com/2012/12/03/news/penobscot/alton-man-accused-of-threatening-family-member-with-gun-police-say/

    “Alton man charged with “aggravated attempted murder, aggravated reckless conduct and domestic violence criminal threatening after threatening family member with gun; bail set at $50,000”

    and yet, this woman can actually fire the gun, with the intent to kill, and get away with “aggravated reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child”

    and people say there’s no double standard.

    • Anonymous

      Double standard, or different city?

      Then an argment could enuse where she is only six months post partum that she has mental issues and walk on insanity, and women are more likely to have mental health (chemical imbalance) issues then men?

      Lastly, men are on average are larger than the average woman. Women on average are only about 2/3 the size of the average man. Who is more likely to be physically harmful to the other? They didn’t know their own strength?

      A gun on the other hand is a weapon and she was assisted with a deadly weapon. Since she had a deadly weapon, I agree, it should be the same across the aisles, man or woman.

      • Anonymous

        does it matter in what mental state someone is in?
        the man in alton may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time.
        does that matter? no.
        the crime was still attempted murder.

  • Anonymous

    I am kinda surprised at how many people just can’t believe this story. As sick and twisted as it is…it is what Maine has become. Our justice system sucks. Thats all

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