have a look. A reporter is investigating some shady stuff, and they do the typical park-the-news-truck and knock on the door with the camera crew. Generally it amounts to nothing, but on rare occasions it results in a HUGE scoop making it well worth it.
Looks like the occupants did the smart thing and not answer the door…but on the way back to the truck it appears what they DID do is call their buddy who has more balls than brains.
He acts all tough and dumb and smacks around the Camera. When he realizes that the people are obviously smarter than him, not scared of his puffed up chest, and not complying with his incoherent commands he goes back to his truck and retrieves what appears to be a Hi-Point Pistol (stereotypes exist for a reason…I’m just sayin’) and holds it behind his back.
The crew retreats to the van and call the cops. (BTW under the “Stand Your Ground Law” they could justifiably shoot this jerk, and it would have been a wise move if you ask me, as things could have gotten VERY ugly VERY fast at this point), Jethro drives off.
Cops see the video, and surprise surprise, they know the fella, and arrest him on Felony assault.
Who knows if he legally had that gun, he won’t anymore or ever again, and will likely spend some time in jail for the attack.
Now let’s look at what transpired. He grabbed a gun, and held it behind his back. As far as I can see he didn’t point it, and certainly never fired a shot. He slapped a camera, something I suspect every newsie has experienced.
But that’s it, game over for his 2nd Amendment rights, and hello to gang showers in jail. For that. We don’t even know if the gun was loaded, or even if the POS worked! it didn’t have to be on either account. He could have got killed for that 100% legally, and he DID get thrown in jail on a felony rap.
Lawful gun owners don’t obey the law because we’re angels, we do it because the stakes are so high, and the cost is so great for a mistake like this. It takes a guy THAT stupid to do something like this.
That’s the point to be made.
Also carry your damn guns, because as you can see, things can go ugly fast!