Consider officer James Kellett's dilemma. A skunk wandered into the parking lot of the police station in Carrollton Township, Mich. The skunk had its head stuck in a salad dressing jar. So the officer could help the skunk, and risk getting sprayed, or else... ... well, there was no other option. He grabbed a pellet gun. He shot at the jar from 40 feet. It shattered. The skunk still had a glass collar around its neck, but it never sprayed, and ran away unharmed.
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Consider Officer James Kellet's dilemma: A skunk wandered near a police station in Carrollton Township, Michigan. The skunk had its head stuck in a salad dressing jar. So, the officer could help the skunk and risk getting sprayed, or else - well, there really was no other option. So, he grabbed a pellet gun, he shot at the jar from 40 feet. It shattered. The skunk still had glass collar around its neck, but it never sprayed. And it ran away unharmed.
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