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The neighbor’s kid shot a bunch of tiny holes in our new siding.

When I found out an acquaintance named Max offered his six-year-old kid a BB gun for his anniversary, I went ballistic.

Who in their right mind gives a six-year-old boy something that could be potentially dangerous? Although the kid didn’t shoot himself, he shot a few holes in my brand new siding.

I took pictures of the ruined siding and showed it to the boy’s father. Max insisted his kid couldn’t do such a thing. I showed Max a picture of his kid pointing the BB gun at our property and our cat. Max told me he would spend my money for the detriment if I could prove his kid did it, however he didn’t feel the pictures were proof. So I called the police, and they came out to investigate. They found BBs inside some of the holes, where they got stuck in the insulation. There were BBs on the ground, and the veterinarian dug a few out of our dog and the cat. I took a handful of BBs, the police report, the vet’s bill, and the quote to have the siding repaired, over to the neighbor’s house. I offered Max the evidence and told him it was up to him to refute the evidence. Max didn’t know how I could prove the BBs came from his son’s gun until the kid came flying out of his room. He took one quick look at the dog and me, and ran back into his room. I thought that was enough proof to have Max spend my money for the repair to the siding and to spend my money for the vet bill. If Max didn’t feel it was enough, I would take him to small claims court.

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