We woke up to gunfire from a 357 and 9mm early in the morning of May 22, 2006 when Odell Cannon and Omega Peoples survived a shootout near 7 and Diamond Streets in Coatesville. They were both wearing vests. I’ve been told that many of the civilians that you see on the corners of Coatesville are wearing vests under their clothing even on the hottest days of summer. Just ask at local Laundromats.
"What this bill does is basically create what I call the Dr. Seuss defense," said McDonnell, "You can shoot 'em in your car, you can shoot 'em on your roof, you can shoot 'em on the porch, you can shoot 'em just about anywhere, if you have a legal right to be there."