M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Police Blotter of the Day: Police urge holster use after man shoots his own penis

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An Arizona man accidentally shot himself in the groin with his girlfriend’s pink handgun. Willie Geist has the gory details.“In the wake the accident, police are warning armed residents to use holsters, not waistbands.

“The movies and TV shows, like Sons of Anarchy, that show tough guys with guns shoved into their jeans are not realistic, Chandler Police Detective Seth Tyler said Sunday.

“The cops and robbers of the silver screen most likely use rubber weapons, which weigh far less than the real things, Tyler said.”

Full story (Arizona Republic) | video (msnbc.com)

Written by Alex

August 9, 2011 at 3:17 pm

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