This is a discussion on Courthouse Security Officer makes a whoopsie BANG! (Centennial Colorado) within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; http://www.coloradocommunitynewspape...urt_gun_ce.txt ...he had placed his service weapon, a 9mm semiautomatic handgun, through the lobby X-ray machine in an attempt to calibrate the machine, an unapproved ...
...he had placed his service weapon, a 9mm semiautomatic handgun, through the lobby X-ray machine in an attempt to calibrate the machine, an unapproved technique.
After the handgun exited the machine, Reed began re-loading his weapon. It accidentally discharged a bullet into the floor.
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Wonder what his next job will be?
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I've never heard of a X-ray setting off rounds. Anybody else?
Dont think the machine did it. He was reloading and discharged a round.
I was thinking that the fear of same might be the reason he unloaded in the first place.
They charged him with reckless endangerment. I disagree with that. They should have charged him with reckless stupidity.
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Not much else to say to that one, but ... wow!
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I'll bet it was a Glock,they are known to go bang whenever you pull the trigger on a live round
Maybe he was practicing his Queeksdraw
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martyr is a fancy name for crappy fighter
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I refer to things like that as Random Acts of Stupid.
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and people i work with wonder why cops refer to us as barney fife
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Stupid yes, but too bad he wasn't a cop...he wouldn't have been charged with anything.
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