The stupid - it burns.
I encourage everyone to click through to Sean's links, and let them know that the Eyes Of The World are watching. I encourage everyone to take Sean's advice, and remember your manners. After all, manners cost you nothing, even when talking to a bunch of ignorant, arrogant, statist pricks.
UPDATE 30 June 2011 15:33: It seems that the story was misreported in the original new story. The town claims that this wasn't self-defense. That would change the situation.