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Only in America: Cut the cheese, get a bullet?

A fart allegedly triggers an armed showdown between two New Jerseyites — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

After a neighbor passed gas outside his apartment door, New Jersey resident Daniel Collins Jr. allegedly pulled a .32 caliber Taurus revolver and said, "I'm going to put a hole in your head." Collins, 72, and the gassy unidentified victim, 47, had apparently been feuding over "noise complaints" for some time. Collins, who was arrested, denies brandishing a pistol.