I’m the lone wolf in a town where there are no guns.
Photo: Supplied It was an old-fashioned survival strategy but it’s working, said Luke Mather, who lives on the edge of the town of Stokes Creek, about 10km south of Perth.
“The more guns you have, the more vulnerable you are,” he said.
“You can’t shoot them down with a bow and arrow, they’re really dangerous.”
They’re a threat.
The only way you’re going to stop them is with a rifle.
“I have a gun, so I’m really paranoid around them and if they’re out in the open and I’m outside in the bush, I’m very scared, he said, adding he had been out of his home for months.”
If there’s anything I need to do I’m prepared with a weapon, a rifle, and I can just walk in there and kill them.
“Mr Mather said he had to be vigilant to keep his guns in the event of an emergency, as he was not allowed to go out in public.”
It’s a lot more dangerous to be armed in the streets than it is in the home,” he told news.com in the States.”
I’ve been armed before, but I’ve never shot anyone.”‘
I’m very paranoid’The man who shot Mr Mather’s father said he did not intend to kill the man who had been stalking him and who was still in his home.”
He’s still in the house, and if he gets in the way of me, then I’m going to kill him,” he alleged.”
This is a dangerous situation for everybody.
“Mr Mater said he feared for his safety and asked police to keep him updated on his whereabouts.”
What am I supposed to do if the guy comes back?” he asked.”
Do you just let him live, or do you try and stop him?” he added.
In a statement, the Department of Emergency Services (DES) said the man was “not licensed to carry a firearm”, adding that the police investigation had concluded.””
I’m a gun owner, I’d like to have it, but at the same time I’m just a normal man,” he added, adding that he could not justify the costs of an assault rifle.
In a statement, the Department of Emergency Services (DES) said the man was “not licensed to carry a firearm”, adding that the police investigation had concluded.
“Police will be working with the person concerned to ensure that this matter is dealt with appropriately and that their rights are respected,” it said.
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