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Old 09-13-17, 09:53 AM   #1
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Pistol wielding country singer shoots homeless dude for telling her to move her SUV

Pretty sure that if the "warning shot" defense worked, every person who shot someone would use it.

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A 26-year-old aspiring country singer has been charged with attempted murder after police say she shot a homeless man twice near Nashville’s Music Row in August after he asked her to move her Porsche SUV because loud music and exhaust coming from it were disturbing his sleep.

Katie Layne Quackenbush was arrested September 11, Metro Nashville Police said in a press release. The victim, 54-year-old Gerald Melton, was shot twice in the abdomen and remains hospitalized in critical condition, according to police. Quackenbush’s father, Jesse Quackenbush, told The Tennessean his daughter was acting in self defense.

Jesse Quackenbush told the newspaper his daughter fired the shots as a warning after he came toward her following an argument.

She did say she closed her eyes when she shot both times, but they were warnings, and she thought she pointed away from him,” he told newspaper. “She didn’t try and kill this guy. She had no intention of killing him. She didn’t know that she hit him.”

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Old 09-13-17, 10:18 AM   #2
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Old 09-13-17, 10:27 AM   #3
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She's shot more people than Ice Cube. I'd say she's got potential.
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Old 09-13-17, 10:47 AM   #4
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At the risk of sounding judgmental, she seems like a disgusting human being.
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Old 09-13-17, 10:48 AM   #5
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Whatever the intent, closing your eyes and firing off shots is incredibly reckless and irresponsible.
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Old 09-13-17, 10:57 AM   #6
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White rapper turned country singer. Given Kid Rock's senate run, I expect her to be our first female president.
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She looks like an over-processed milf/cougar, not the greatest look. She sounds like a cringe worthy human being.
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Old 09-13-17, 11:19 AM   #8
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Porche makes an SUV . . .
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Old 09-13-17, 11:23 AM   #9
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Porsche Cayenne. Porsche purists hate it. But it's their best selling vehicle.
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Old 09-13-17, 11:30 AM   #10
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Old 09-13-17, 11:31 AM   #11
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Actually, it's Krackenbush.

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"She shot a homeless man in Nashville, just to watch him die ..."
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Old 09-13-17, 11:40 AM   #13
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She looks like an over-processed milf/cougar, not the greatest look. She sounds like a cringe worthy human being.
Not sure she'd take the milf/cougar comment as a compliment. She's 26.
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Old 09-13-17, 11:44 AM   #14
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Not sure she'd take the milf/cougar comment as a compliment. She's 26.
Jesus, I can't imagine what a wreck she'll be when she's in her 40s/50s.
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Old 09-13-17, 11:46 AM   #15
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The Daily Mail says that after shooting the guy, she got in her car and left. She turned herself in the next day on the advice from her father, who is a criminal defense attorney. You'll notice that he's trying to control the narrative in both newspaper stories. Scaaaaaaary homeless dude was threatening his daughter's life over loud music at 3AM.

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An aspiring country music singer and rapper has been charged with attempted murder after shooting a homeless man who she says threatened her life during a late night row in Nashville.

Katie Layne Quackenbush, 26, shot Gerald Melton, 54, twice during an altercation outside her Porsche SUV in Nashville's Music Row on August 26.

It was 3am and Melton, who was trying to sleep, complained to Katie and a friend who was with her that her music was too loud, according to police.

The pair had been at a nightclub and she was bringing her friend back to her own car when the argument ensued.

Police say that after shouting at one another, Melton retreated but Quackenbush got out of her $60,000 Porsche Cayenne and fired two shots at him, wounding him in the stomach.

Quackenbush, an aspiring country singer and rapper and mother-of-one, fled the scene afterwards to go and have breakfast at a restaurant with her friend.

Gerald Melton remains in a Nashville hospital

Melton was taken to the hospital where he remains. His condition is not known.

The next day, after police issued an appeal to find 'two blonde women' suspected of shooting him, she handed herself in to police. Her version of events differ from the one given by police.

According to her father Jesse, a personal injury and criminal defense attorney in Amarillo, Texas, Quackenbush feared for her life when she fired her gun.

He said she and her friend had been at a nightclub and that his daughter was taking her friend back to her car when they saw Melton accosting another group of girls.
He came at her and she fired what she thought was a warning shot

'As they pulled up, they noticed this homeless guy out ahead.

'He was yelling and screaming at another group of girls which looked like sorority girls from the local university.

'It seemed he was getting into a physical altercation with one of them,' Mr. Quackenbush told DailyMail.com on Tuesday.

He claimed Melton then approached his daughter's car and started 'screaming and banging on the windows'.

He called her a 'sand n***er w**re' and threatened to kill her if she did not turn her music down, he added.

Katie's father said she feared for her life when she fired her gun. She is pictured with her five-year-old son Ripp


Frightened for her life, he said his daughter hopped out of the vehicle and fired two 'warning shots' from her gun but did not intend to strike the man.

'She said "I have a gun" twice. He came at her, she fired what she thought was a warning shot and fired a second one when he kept coming at her.

'She ran back to the car and left with her friend,' her father said.

The pair then went to a restaurant to have breakfast and Quackenbush 'kept her composure probably better than any police officer would have,' her father said.

When they returned to the scene so that her friend could finally retrieve her car, it was swarming with police and had been taped off.

'The next day they're hearing in the news that police are looking for two blonde females who shot a homeless man,' Mr. Quackenbush continued.

The woman's father said she was just like any other struggling musician in Nashville and that she acted in self-defense. She is pictured in a rap video on her YouTube channel

Upon his advice, his daughter contacted police and handed in the gun which, her father said, she has for self-protection.

Quackenbush moved to Nashville from her native Texas to 'like a lot of people', pursue a career in country music, her father said.

She has a five-year-old son who, despite 'struggling to make a living', she puts through private school.

Quackenbush was arrested for assault in 2013 after a 'squabble' with her mother. Her mugshot from that arrest it shown

Her father said police in Nashville are using her as a 'poster child' for the city's ongoing homeless problems.

He believes she is being unfairly prosecuted and that authorities are intentionally ignoring any threat Melton may have posed.

'The guy's obviously schizophrenic in the opinion of my daughter and her friend and other people,' Mr. Quackenbush said.

Melton's criminal record in Nashville dates back to 2014 and includes several arrests for criminal trespassing and failing to appear in court.

Quackenbush was released from jail on a $25,000 bond and is awaiting her next court appearance.

She goes by the artist name Katie Layne and previously uploaded her collection of rap and country music songs to YouTube.
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Old 09-13-17, 11:50 AM   #16
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Old 09-13-17, 11:57 AM   #17
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A personal injury lawyer. So she comes from good stock.



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"'The guy's obviously schizophrenic in the opinion of my daughter and her friend and other people,' Mr. Quackenbush said."
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Not sure she'd take the milf/cougar comment as a compliment. She's 26.
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Jesus, I can't imagine what a wreck she'll be when she's in her 40s/50s.
She looks damn_high-mileage, that's for sure. In many pics and vids she has the droopy-eye and slurry mush-mouth of a hard-partier.
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Old 09-13-17, 12:29 PM   #19
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Dude lived so I'm just gonna ask for more of her boobs pics.
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Old 09-13-17, 12:31 PM   #20
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She looks damn_high-mileage, that's for sure. In many pics and vids she has the droopy-eye and slurry mush-mouth of a hard-partier.
And those are the portrait photos! Here's her 2013 mugshot.

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Old 09-13-17, 12:37 PM   #21
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That's 22 years of hard road
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Old 09-13-17, 01:29 PM   #22
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Ya gotta love the homeless guy who gets up and complains to someone that he's trying to get some sleep.
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Affluence Defense in 3,2,1....
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Old 09-13-17, 02:37 PM   #24
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If she was scared for her life why would she get out of her car and shoot him? All she had to do was drive away.
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Old 09-13-17, 02:51 PM   #25
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this appears to be a bad shoot. Not legally defensible. You are not allowed to 'fire a warning shot' and yes you need to prove that you were in fear for your life.
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