Argument over godfather of soul, creates grandfathers of stupidity.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) – A man shot a friend when the two got into an argument over James Brown’s height, police said.
Dan Gulley Jr. was charged with assault in the shooting of David James Brooks Jr., police said. Officers said the men were at a friend’s home on Monday when, according to witnesses, the argument over the height of the late “Godfather of Soul” escalated, with Gulley, 70, shooting Brooks, 62, twice in the abdomen.
Brooks went to his car, got a gun and shot at Gulley but missed, then went to the police station, officers said.
and the kicker?….The Mobile, Ala., Press-Register newspaper said officers did not believe alcohol was a factor in the argument.