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Teen Attacked Mom with Taco over Xbox

While the jury's still out on whether playing video games lead to violence, one thing is clear: some people deserve to have their video games taken away from them. Here's the story of one 19-year-old teen who attacked his mom with a taco when she unplugged his Xbox:

Dena Moir, 54, told deputy sheriffs she called her 19-year-old son Zachary several times to come downstairs for dinner Tuesday. When he didn't respond, she went upstairs and unplugged his Xbox. She told deputies her son pushed her, called her names and ordered her out of his room.

The woman said she was cleaning the kitchen when her son came down to eat and that she pushed him to the side because he was in her way. At that point, deputies said, the man smacked his mother on the left arm, called her more offensive names and threw his taco in her face.

"I don't think he believed I'll call," the woman told a 911 dispatcher when she called the Sheriff's Office. "He's done this plenty of times before and I've never called."

The unruly teen is now in jail: Link - via Arbroath | Side discussion: Do video games cause violent behavior?

(Photo: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)


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I don't think it's the video games... I think it's just him. Although the video games might urge him on to pursue his aggressiveness.

I've loved violent video games ever since i was little but never have I ever applied them to real life... not even in the slightest, never have I though about hurting someone else physically. I don't think video games are the problem behind aggression like this...
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Evilbeagle, I told my husband about your comment last night and why it made me laugh. He reads Dlisted too, so he had already seen the story there. I repeated the phrase verbatim and then said, "Not that that reminds me of anyone I know." :)
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