Armed robber shot with his own gun, in critical condition Police Chief Inspector Scott Small gave this account: Around 8:15 p.m., a 33-year-old pizza delivery driver was taking an order to Price Street near McMahon and realized the house he was supposed to make the delivery to was abandoned. “Then, a male approached him, pointed […]
It don’t get any stupider than this: Dauphin County prosecutors said a Hershey man was shot by his girlfriend while the two were playing with a gun. Ryan Martin, 29, is recovering from a bullet to the face that broke his jaw. First Deputy District Attorney Fran Chardo said Martin and 20-year-old Erica Clayburn were […]
Good: Legislation to expand Pennsylvania’s so-called “Castle Doctrine” so that gun owners could use deadly force without the “duty of retreat” has been reintroduced in the state House of Representatives…”The bill eliminates the duty to retreat before using lethal force outside of your home if the attacker displays or uses a lethal weapon,” [Rep. Scott […]
Philadelphia cops don’t like Florida concealed carry permits. They also arrest security guards with state-issued permits. Then they keep the legally-owned and legally-carried guns: Lt. Fran Healy, special adviser to the police commissioner, acknowledged that some city cops apparently are unfamiliar with some concealed-carry permits. But he said that it’s better for cops to “err […]
The Pittsburg Tribune has a pretty good story on the increasing number of ARs showing up in the hands of hunters: AR-style rifles spurring some debate (“Spurring some debate” is the unofficial middle name of the AR, by the way.) There are still some states — just how many the NSSF hopes to determine via […]
Earlier this month in Philadelphia: A southwest Philadelphia police district was evacuated after the man brought in a 105 mm projectile for a howitzer. Police say the 53-year-old man got the shell in 1977 from a friend who was a Marine and kept it in a storage facility since then, and decided to turn it […]
White Philly officer told to get rid of cornrows Police in Philadelphia say a white officer who came to work with cornrows was ordered by a black superior to get a haircut because the braids violated department standards. The Philadelphia Daily News reported Monday that Officer Thomas Strain was put on desk duty this month […]
Sestak the Gun Grabber UPDATE: Bitter points us to Sestak coverage over at PA Gun Rights.