Black Man Shoots One, Protected by Sheriff

Black Man Shoots One, Protected by Sheriff
Dean Weingarten
Dean Weingarten

Arizona – -( It was Saturday afternoon, the 26th of November, on Highway 138  in Georgia. The traffic was heavy after the college football game between Georgia and Georgia tech.

The game had been a nail biter.  Georgia Tech  beat Georgia 28-27 in the last 30 seconds of the game.  In the heavy traffic after the close game, emotions may have been running high.

That was when Dontavious Chancy pulled in ahead of four men in a pickup truck. Chancy said that they tried to run him off the road. All the vehicles ended up stuck in traffic near Forrester Cemetery Road. The four men approached Chancy's vehicle, a large, late model, silver grey van. They were yelling.  Chancy said they called him a monkey, and one of them had a knife. From

The men got out of the truck and confronted the driver, Chapman said. One of the men swang at the driver multiple times through the car’s window. At this point, the driver got a pistol and shot the man who was trying to hit him.

Eric Levett, Rockdale County Sheriff happened to be stuck in the traffic, several cars back from the shooting. Immediately after the shooting, he left his vehicle and took control of the scene.


“They began yelling, ‘this guy just shot my brother, he just shot my brother,’” Levett told Artz.

Levett said he was headed home Saturday, when he witnessed the end of the road-rage incident on Georgia 138 in Walton County.

He said he heard men yelling and then gunfire rang out seconds later.

“I can tell you the one gentleman was in the car by himself, he was solo, alone. And you have four guys approaching you yelling, it appeared to me he feared for his life,” Levett said.

Chancy had a concealed carry permit. Sheriff Levett said that he cooperated fully.

 Chancy has not been charged with any crime. It's unclear if the four men are going to be charged.

Some interesting things are not mentioned in the news reporting.  It is likely that the four men who approached Chancy are white. In the video taken directly after the incident, three white men are standing near the man who was shot. They are moved away by local law enforcement.  We have a likely interracial incident where a single black man shoots a white man. The sheriff, who is on the scene within seconds, protects the black man, does not shoot him, and gives interviews saying that he was probably justified. Chancy is not arrested. From

 Police believe heavy traffic and high emotions from the game contributed to the incident.

Investigators on Sunday updated that the shooter was acting in self defense and will not face charges.

It blows apart the whole Black Lives Matter narrative.

Sheriff Levett is black. But as shown by the recent Crime Prevention Research Center study, black police officers are slightly more likely to shoot black suspects than are white police officers.

From my experience, it is unlikely that the individual shot will be charged with a crime. The wounding and hospitalization will be considered sufficient punishment.

This shooting will not be considered a “justified shooting” in the FBI Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).  The FBI UCR definition of a justifiable homicide is that it has to happen during the commission of a related felony.  If no felony is reported, there can be no justified shooting, according to the FBI UCR definition. In addition, no one was killed. The FBI UCR does not have a category for justified shooting, only justified homicide.

Because of this and other problems, the FBI UCR grossly under-reports justified homicides.  The UCR may catch about one in five.

A black man with a concealed carry permit shoots a white man who was assaulting him.  Law enforcement on the scene protects the black shooter.

It will not be reported that way.  It does not fit the establishment media's narrative.

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About Dean Weingarten;

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.

  • 13 thoughts on “Black Man Shoots One, Protected by Sheriff

    1. I have lived in this area for 26 years and being just 25 miles e. of Atlanta things have changed.
      But THE ONE thing that has not changed is the professionalism of the Rockdale Co. and Walton Co. sheriffs
      departments. Our men and women are Highly respected and regarded by our community!!

    2. The thugs brought a knife to a gunfight. Worse than that, the liberals want to force everyone to do something dumber than that. To quote EVS, “What’s worse than bringing a knife to a gunfight? ANS: Bringing a (gun-free zone) sign to a gunfight.”

    3. What? The deplorables here are acting like they think we all live under the same Constitution and all have the same rights, regardless of our skin color! How can that be?
      It’s like I was misinformed or something.

    4. Sounds like the sheriff and the permit holder acted
      Correctly kudos to both of them
      I have 33 years in law enforcement and luckily never had to use my firearm on anyone .
      My hat is off to both individuals for their handling
      Of the incident
      Texas Constable

    5. I want to thank all LEO that were in any way involved in this firearms and citizen incident. I have to agree that did their jobs very well. A retired LEO myself.

    6. I have said many times before (SLUGS FOR THUGS, and the game goes on), this time no one was killed but that thug I bet will never forget what he did wrong. You know that guy is hurting and will hurt for some time. He received just what he was looking for, a hot slug and a nice nap on the ground. In this case good guys 1 bad guys 0.

    7. “One of the men swang at the driver multiple times” SWANG? DANG! Haven’t heard that one for decades!

      1.(archaic and dialectal) Simple past tense of swing. Now largely replaced by swung.
      2.(African American vernacular, slang) To steer one’s vehicle from side to side while driving

        1. I don’t think Jim was offering it as an excuse. He was just pointing out that people who do stupid things like this are usually drunk. And I’m betting he’s right.

        2. Sorry it wasn’t offered as an excuse, after 31 years on the line in the fire service it is my observation that being drunk or leads to all kinds of self inflicted death and mayhem many times by the individual who has self impaired but often impacts others.

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