There's a lot of idiots out there dressing like clowns and scaring people these days. So, what's true? And how does one effectively handle a scary clown situation?

First of all, the story about the guy dressed like a clown and being shot and killed in Fort Wayne? Fake. Totally fake. Click here for the details.

In what seems to be a true story (please let it be true) from Auburn, Maine (and let's remember that Maine is the home of Stephen King, who gave us the scariest clown, Pennywise) comes this story, from the Sun-Journal. Apparently, a lady was sitting on her porch in Auburn Wednesday when a man, dressed like a clown, drove up in an SUV, formed a gun shape with his fingers and mouthed the word, "bang". The woman (who filed a report with the police about this incident) "picked up my 9 mm — I didn't point it at him directly" and said, 'Back at ya, clown.'"

Here's the full story.

And what does Stephen King himself say about the "scary clown craze"?"

That's it for now - for breaking scary clown news, as it happens - keep it right here.


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