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Cleveland Mom Pulls Gun on Barber for Taking Too Long to Cut Son’s Hair: ‘I’ll Pop You!’


There are times when your mama embarrasses you in the street. Maybe by cussing your little brother out in Forever 21; maybe she’s country loud and makes conversation with every single person she meets.


But some mamas take the cake, ice cream and chips.

Police in Cleveland are looking for a woman who pointed a gun at a barber because her son’s haircut was taking too long.


“I got two clips. I’ll pop you!” the mom allegedly said while pointing a gun at the victim at the Allstate Barber College. The woman said she was licensed to carry a concealed weapon.

This is a barber school, by the way.

Marilyn Medina, an instructor at the shop, told WEWS-TV that the woman put the gun away, got her son after his haircut was finished and left the shop quickly.

“For a $6 haircut? You’re doing all this?” she asked.

“You don’t know what people is thinking, so yeah, she could have shot me, maybe even shot her son,” student barber Al Pugh told WOIO. “She shouldn’t have pulled a gun out. Her life was not threatened.”


The woman is still at large.

Pugh said he really feels for the little boy in the chair.

“He was just kind of numb to it. He didn’t move; he was numb to it,” said Pugh.

“Over a haircut. A $6 hair cut,” Pugh said, shaking his head.

Read more at WOIO and Fox News.

Ms. Bronner Helm is the Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.

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Among white people, that’s called a “Well-regulated militia.”