We’ll assume this guy doesn’t receive a property tax bill if he’s getting this pissed off about the soda (pop) tax:
A man armed with a submachine gun was arrested after he threatened employees at a West Side beauty store claiming “tax exempt” status Saturday, prosecutors and police said.
According to police, customers in the store described an argument between Shelton and store employees over a tax charge of 22 cents on a bottle of pop Shelton had bought.
“I’m going to shoot you in the head three times,” Shelton said as he pulled an Intratec submachine gun out of a Gucci satchel and began yelling death threats in the store, police said. “Right now I’m going to smoke your a–! You’re not listening, I’m killing everyone in here.”
Because this “is my neighborhood, I’m tax exempt!” he told the officers from the back seat of a police vehicle, police said. “Man, you know what, I’ll keep it real. I had to put them in their place.”
First off, an Intratec TEC-22 is hardly a true submachine gun. It’s a cheap, semi-auto, piece of crap that fires .22s, poorly. Second, the only tax exempt individuals around here are the politicians and their cronies via sweetheart deals and no-bid contracts.