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Urban Cowboy With Holstered Handgun Arrested (Buffalo, New York)
The Buffalo News ^ | 06/02/07 11:06 AM | The Buffalo News

Posted on 06/05/2007 2:45:33 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Urban cowboy with holstered handgun arrested

Updated: 06/02/07 11:06 AM

A Best Street man was arrested late Friday on weapons possession charges after he was spotted by police wearing a holstered handgun in plain view.

The incident happened just before midnight. Samuel Shannon, 23, was walking north on Myers Street with the revolver in a black holster on the right side of his waist, according to police, and he tried to conceal the weapon with his sweat shirt when he saw a marked police car.

When police got out of the car, Shannon tried to remove the gun from the holster and was forcibly taken to the ground and into custody, officials said.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: New York
KEYWORDS: banglist; buffalo; cowboy; firearms; gunsandammo; handgunban; livefreeordie; newyork; nra; ny
Well...after all this urban cowboy was in BUFFALO (New York)

It makes perfect sense to me to be strappin' on yer hog iron if you're likely to meet up with some buffalo.

1 posted on 06/05/2007 2:45:36 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Maybe this guy thinks he is the next Buffalo Bill Cody... Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
2 posted on 06/05/2007 2:46:40 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

McCloud?


3 posted on 06/05/2007 2:47:25 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: DogByte6RER
Do that here in Wyoming, and I doubt most people would even notice.

We just don't hyperventilate over weapons much here. Most likely, someone would approach the guy and ask what he's packing.

4 posted on 06/05/2007 2:47:40 PM PDT by TChris (The Republican Party is merely the Democrat Party's "away" jersey - Vox Day)
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To: DogByte6RER

“Shannon tried to remove the gun from the holster”

Lucky he was not shot.


5 posted on 06/05/2007 2:50:12 PM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: DogByte6RER

Guess those police never read the Bill of Rights in the US Constitution.


6 posted on 06/05/2007 2:50:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Fred Thompson/John Bolton 2008)
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To: DogByte6RER
When police got out of the car, Shannon tried to remove the gun from the holster. . .

He missed his calling. He should have been a brain surgeon he's so smart.

7 posted on 06/05/2007 2:59:15 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: DogByte6RER

Come on man, this is N.Y. after all. You should know you only hide your weapons in that state. And besides it’s illegal to have pistols in N.Y. so everyone knows no one has one there.


8 posted on 06/05/2007 3:06:36 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: DogByte6RER

Open carry is legal here in Oregon, but I don’t know if I’d try it in Portland or Eugene.


9 posted on 06/05/2007 3:09:37 PM PDT by Duck Fan
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To: TChris
here in Wyoming - One of my favorite politicians was Alan Simpson, he once said (and I paraphrase): "in my part of the country, gun control is about how well you aim"
10 posted on 06/05/2007 3:13:09 PM PDT by SF Republican
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To: TChris

Its also legal here in PA.


11 posted on 06/05/2007 3:13:51 PM PDT by TLEIBY308
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To: DogByte6RER

If he had walked down the street packin’ in London, there would be no end to the hyperbolic tabloid stories. Shocking! Brazen! Six live cartridges were found! In theory, twelve people could have been killed!


12 posted on 06/05/2007 3:14:37 PM PDT by Sender (I know I left my country around here somewhere. Reward if found.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I hate to sound like an idiot, but I have always wondered whether this is illegal. I hear of people getting concealed weapons permits but what if it is not concealed? Shouldn’t you just be able to carry a gun? Second admendment and all that?


13 posted on 06/05/2007 3:14:45 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: DogByte6RER

Open carry is OK here in AZ also and, believe it or not, Virginia.


14 posted on 06/05/2007 3:25:10 PM PDT by CPOSharky (An organization that kills those who do not believe it's dogma is NOT a religion.)
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To: TChris

Utah too. You can carry here without a permit as long as you carry in plain sight.


15 posted on 06/05/2007 3:26:20 PM PDT by colorcountry ("You step in crap once and spend the rest of your life scraping it off.")
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To: TChris

It’s quite COMMON to see people packing in Ol’ Montanny....ESPECIALLY during huckleberry picking season.

No, they’re not THAT valuable.

But, people’s children are and there’s enough bears around to make it reasonable.....or say you were by yourself.

Unfortunately, grizzly bears’ FAVORITE food [right after toursits] is the huckleberry......!!!

It’s legal to openly carry a weapon as long as you stay out of bars, banks, and federal installations. It’s quite COMMON to see ranch trucks with a .30-.30 [lever action] or mini 14 [semi auto] rifle hanging in plain view in the rear window for those chance encounters with coyotes, wolves, etc.

The only guy I’ve ever actually seen “pushing the envelope” was wearing a shoulder holster full of .45 cal. and some extra clips....on his way to do some wilderness camping [an “outfitter” and he just threw an unbuttoned shirt over his rig so as not to send the uninitiated into orbit. It was summer time and he was pressed for time down at the good ol’ Whitefish Army - Navy Store where I worked once upon a time.


16 posted on 06/05/2007 3:34:45 PM PDT by JB in Whitefish
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To: TLEIBY308

“Its also legal here in PA.”

Not in “First Class Cities” — Philadelphia, Pittsburgh . . .


17 posted on 06/05/2007 3:40:11 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: sportutegrl

Concealed (with permit) only here in FL.


18 posted on 06/05/2007 3:42:42 PM PDT by Hazcat (Live to party, work to afford it.)
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To: Joe Boucher

Is illegal to own a hand gun in NYC but you can own one in other parts of the state.It isn’t easy but you can get the permit if you try.


19 posted on 06/05/2007 3:43:12 PM PDT by TLEIBY308
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To: edcoil

Let me get this straight.

The NYPD shoots a guy with a wallet, but not a guy with a gun?

WTF?


20 posted on 06/05/2007 3:46:07 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: SJSAMPLE

Oops.
Sorry.
Not NYPD.

But, it’s still all, like, WTF?


21 posted on 06/05/2007 3:46:52 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Born to Conserve

A conceal carry permit in PA is legal in Philly and Pitt. but the local cops will still harass you.I pack my 45 when I have to travel from the endless mountains to that sewer called Philly.


22 posted on 06/05/2007 3:47:29 PM PDT by TLEIBY308
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To: sportutegrl
I hate to sound like an idiot, but I have always wondered whether this is illegal.

Depends on what state you're in. Here in North Dakota it is quite legal. Just not in Federal buildings, banks and the like.

23 posted on 06/05/2007 3:51:07 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Last Dakotan

Open carry is legal in Idaho. The Post Falls Police Department had to learn that the hard way after they repeatedly stopped an 18 year old carrying a Glock in a holster. Then his 13 year old brother got into the act carrying a .22 rifle (legally with written permission of his parents) on the street. While uncommon, it IS legal to carry openly here.


24 posted on 06/05/2007 3:58:11 PM PDT by oneolcop (Take off the gloves!)
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To: DogByte6RER
That was no urban cowboy; that was "Poncho" from Townes Van Zandt's "Poncho and Lefty":

"...Pancho was a bandit boy,
his horse was fast as polished steel
He wore his gun outside his pants
For all the honest world to feel..."

25 posted on 06/05/2007 4:48:27 PM PDT by ravinson
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To: TLEIBY308

Don’t think I’d go into N.Y.C. without a cannon


26 posted on 06/05/2007 4:55:19 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Joe Boucher
Come on man, this is N.Y. after all. You should know you only hide your weapons in that state. And besides it’s illegal to have pistols in N.Y. so everyone knows no one has one there.

I hear that in NY, the 'guvmint' knows best. And I'm willing to bet, the 'guvmint' also determines what the Constitution (either State or federal, take your pick) means.

Second Amendment? 'Go fish'...

27 posted on 06/05/2007 4:56:23 PM PDT by Who is John Galt? ( "He therefore who may resist, must be allowed to strike." - John Locke, 1690)
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To: oneolcop
Open carry is legal in Idaho.

'Open carry' is completely legal in other States, as well. AS IT SHOULD BE...

28 posted on 06/05/2007 4:58:28 PM PDT by Who is John Galt? ( "He therefore who may resist, must be allowed to strike." - John Locke, 1690)
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To: DogByte6RER
A well regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.
29 posted on 06/05/2007 8:11:42 PM PDT by Old 300
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To: sportutegrl

its legal in a lot of places to carry open. however you are just about guarunteed to get hassled by cops. If you carry it in the wrong place, you might get charged with something really stupid. like inciting a riot.


30 posted on 06/06/2007 6:26:57 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (stop repeat offenders - don't re-elect them!)
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To: potlatch


31 posted on 06/06/2007 6:33:34 AM PDT by devolve ( _Illegal_Aliens_Killed_25_Americans_Today _20_More_Than_Al-Qaeda_Did_ _Smoke_Gets_in_My_Eyes_)
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To: TChris

We can do it around here but not in town...

I carry my S&W Gen 3 in a OWB when out on the farm... I carry IWB in town...


32 posted on 06/06/2007 10:48:14 AM PDT by MD_Willington_1976
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To: devolve; ntnychik; PhilDragoo; dixiechick2000; bitt; DogByte6RER; Seadog Bytes
And here I was - looking for John Travolta!!
 


 
33 posted on 06/06/2007 2:01:57 PM PDT by potlatch (MIZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MIKAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_))
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To: Sender

lol


34 posted on 06/06/2007 2:15:47 PM PDT by bobbyd (Flyer, I love and miss you...Lords best my FRiend)
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To: potlatch

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LOL!

That’s great!

Good Post potlatch!


35 posted on 06/06/2007 4:10:21 PM PDT by devolve ( _Illegal_Aliens_Killed_25_Americans_Today _20_More_Than_Al-Qaeda_Did_ _Smoke_Gets_in_My_Eyes_)
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To: devolve

I made it for you after I didn’t get to ‘see’ Urban Cowboy on the thread.


36 posted on 06/06/2007 4:12:45 PM PDT by potlatch (MIZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MIKAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_))
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To: potlatch

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LOL!

Saved!


37 posted on 06/06/2007 4:18:35 PM PDT by devolve ( _Illegal_Aliens_Killed_25_Americans_Today _20_More_Than_Al-Qaeda_Did_ _Smoke_Gets_in_My_Eyes_)
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To: devolve

You can take the name off for yourself.


38 posted on 06/06/2007 4:20:02 PM PDT by potlatch (MIZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MIKAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_MAZARU_ooo_()_ooo_))
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To: potlatch

Oh you ARTISTS! ...Always showin’ the REST of us up!!! ...just ‘cause you CAN! ...grin

...That’s a right purty poster, Missy.


39 posted on 06/06/2007 6:24:22 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM - The Liberal 'solution' to every societal problem. (Other People's Money))
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