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(KTLA Los Angeles)   Beginning to think that the officers threatening Shaun King may not be brilliant tacticians?   (ktla.com) divider line
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7602 clicks; posted to Main » on 28 Jun 2020 at 12:50 AM (4 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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4 days ago  
I thought LEOSA let retired cops carry guns.
 
4 days ago  
Glock Leg......

/dumbass
 
4 days ago  
Antifa ninjas made him shoot himself in the leg. They're sneaky like that.
 
4 days ago  
There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now
 
4 days ago  
FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg
 
4 days ago  

Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now


Honestly? I think that amateurs shouldn't own glocks.

/ full disclosure: I may or may not own a a Springfield XDM. Never managed to shoot myself.
 
4 days ago  
Investigators took surveillance footage and a handgun found at the scene as evidence.
Yeah, I'm guessing they tried to suicide him but missed, and will malfunction the surveillance footage so that the jury will be forced to take them at their word.
 
4 days ago  

feckingmorons: I thought LEOSA let retired cops carry guns.


From what I understand, it's not automatic. The retiree still has to qualify annually, and meet several other requirements. This came up in my search on it for California (pdf).
 
4 days ago  
"Well, I looked down and allI saw was these black pants wrapped around my lower extremity and I suddenly feared for my life.
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4 days ago  

King Something: Investigators took surveillance footage and a handgun found at the scene as evidence.
Yeah, I'm guessing they tried to suicide him but missed, and will malfunction the surveillance footage so that the jury will be forced to take them at their word.


Or (and hear me out on this one).....the police, completely legitimately, tend to take any and all evidence after such an incident...
 
4 days ago  
This is one of those things where saying "It was an accident, though" shouldn't really explain it away.

No, carrying lethal force with you requires that you not go all oopsies in public
 
4 days ago  

Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now


Which is why we need more gun control. The only people that should have guns are the pol... wait an minute.
 
4 days ago  
Wasn't he QB for the 49ers?
 
4 days ago  

gameshowhost: Wasn't he QB for the 49ers?


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Bucs
 
4 days ago  
...in the lower extremity...
 
4 days ago  
Blaming Sean King will begin by morning.
 
4 days ago  
Many police departments give potential hires and IQ test and then automatically reject their applications if they score over 100.

This is not me making a joke, this is a literal, actual policy in many places that's been disclosed to the public in court documents enough times to make it clear that it's fairly universal.
 
4 days ago  

iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg


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4 days ago  
Chaka Zulu?
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
fark you autocorrect. I said CHALKA Zulu.

/Talcum X is still the best
 
4 days ago  

Spartapuss: iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg

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What s the point of those pics?  I know its some political statement, but all I see is...

"Durr... I'm smrt.  I point gun at my own dck!  Me big man!"
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

hobnail: Antifa ninjas made him shoot himself in the leg. They're sneaky like that.


Surveillance camera footage of the event:

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4 days ago  

GrogSmash: Spartapuss: iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg

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What s the point...


Gun safety is stupid.
 
4 days ago  
I'm guessing this genius was holstering his piece and had his finger inside the trigger guard.


Obligatory:

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/yes, he cusses
//yes, he's lucky he didn't hit an artery or blow out his knee
///yes, his 'training' involves calling his parents
 
4 days ago  

feckingmorons: I thought LEOSA let retired cops carry guns.


You still have to come in and qualify; it's  the dumbest thing since allowing local and retired police the ability to carry anywhere Oh wait that's same farking act.
 
4 days ago  
For years I've been conceal-carrying a Sig p227 and not once has it gone off on its own nor have I negligently discharged it myself, even when I might be putting it in/taking it out of my shoulder or IWB holster when I'm getting in/out of my car.
/I store and carry condition 2.  There's no 'safety' on my pewpew and it's an SA/DA.  If I threw it at the ground hard I doubt it would fire a round.
//I'm guessing this goofball in the article probably had striker-fire BS or a 1911 that he fingerbanged.
 
4 days ago  
retired Long Beach police Sgt. Jeffrey Garcia, 54, accidentally recklessly fired his handgun, striking himself in the lower extremity

FTFthem
 
4 days ago  
I need to know the race of the gun before rushing to judgement about who is to blame for this incident.

Also, did he order it to wear a mask?
 
4 days ago  
Regardless of whatever else is going on with this cop, his nickname in the station is now "Barney Fife".
 
4 days ago  

Spartapuss: iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg

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That cat...

"Damn. We he had my balls removed, they used anesthesia and a scalpel. Maybe I should piss in his shoes less often."
 
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4 days ago  
Shot himself in the lower extremity.  That's terrible writing and reporting.

Seems to me that his misdemeanor charge and a gunshot wound is a great lot better than any charge he was about to net himself had he successfully drawn his pistol and pointed it at someone.

He got lucky, for an ass.
 
4 days ago  
 
4 days ago  

hobnail: Antifa ninjas made him shoot himself in the leg. They're sneaky like that.


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4 days ago  

iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg


His nether legstremities are colossal...

/ Love that song
 
4 days ago  

Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now


Not quite.  An accidental discharge can happen for any number of reasons, although fairly rare -  a slam fire, a faulty or dirty weapon, or plain human error.  A negligent discharge is when you are either a) breaking a rule that leads to the accidental discharge, or b) occurs when the gun is not pointed in a safe direction.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  

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That poor cat is thinking about what the hell went so wrong in its life to end up with such a dumb human.
 
4 days ago  
If your gun is properly holstered, in a proper holster, there is no way in hell you can accidentally shoot yourself..  Either he was carrying his weapon without a holster, he had a cheap and ineffective holster that somehow left the trigger exposed, or that did not properly secure the weapon, or (and this or is the most likely) he was playing with his gun like an immature child.
 
4 days ago  
FTA: "retired Long Beach police Sgt. Jeffrey Garcia, 54"

A cop is aged 54 and retired with a pension.  But you peasants had better get back to work, and no pension for working in a meat packing plant, because we've got the guns.
 
4 days ago  
Who's Shaun King?
 
4 days ago  

iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg


Has to be in the nut. Or was it a .22?
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
 
4 days ago  

derpes_simplex: Not quite.  An accidental discharge can happen for any number of reasons, although fairly rare -  a slam fire, a faulty or dirty weapon, or plain human error.  A negligent discharge is when you are either a) breaking a rule that leads to the accidental discharge, or b) occurs when the gun is not pointed in a safe direction.


Actually, he's right. Any uncontrolled discharge of a firearm is negligent. In your example:
Slamfire: Poor maintenance by operator, negligence.
Faulty or dirty weapon: Same.
Operator error: The definition of negligence.

You take a heavy responsibility owning a firearm. It includes this.
 
4 days ago  

Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now


You could argue that a severe defect could make an unintended discharge 'accidental':

Watch Taurus 24/7 pistol fire just by being shaken
Youtube 2fn6GFSwTEw
 
4 days ago  

Kalashinator: Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now

You could argue that a severe defect could make an unintended discharge 'accidental':

[YouTube video: Watch Taurus 24/7 pistol fire just by being shaken]


WTF? Only that needs a recall and a class action
 
4 days ago  

waxbeans: Kalashinator: Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now

You could argue that a severe defect could make an unintended discharge 'accidental':

[YouTube video: Watch Taurus 24/7 pistol fire just by being shaken]

WTF? Only that needs a recall and a class action


It did get recalled, the suit was settled, pistols repaired, and then they discontinued them the year after.
 
4 days ago  

Kalashinator: waxbeans: Kalashinator: Gubbo: There are no accidental discharges. Just negligent ones.

Does he have to turn in his responsible gun owner card now

You could argue that a severe defect could make an unintended discharge 'accidental':

[YouTube video: Watch Taurus 24/7 pistol fire just by being shaken]

WTF? Only that needs a recall and a class action

It did get recalled, the suit was settled, pistols repaired, and then they discontinued them the year after.


Wow. Damn.


And to think, I only heard of the Remington issue.
 
4 days ago  
Shaun King aka Talcum X.
 
4 days ago  

Spartapuss: iheartscotch: FTFA: discharged gun, striking himself in the lower extremity

*shudders* Right in the peen.

/ they'd have said leg if they ment leg

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When even the cat is giving you a "WTF mate" look, you done farked up.
 
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