Skip to comments.3 shot in press conference gun blast [oh, the irony!]
Posted on 07/19/2008 8:17:15 PM PDT by compound w
3 shot in press conference gun blast Created: 2008-7-19 0:24:19 Author:Yang Lifei
THREE reporters in Sichuan Province were injured at Nanchong City Public Security Bureau when a confiscated gun accidentally went off, Chongqing Times reported yesterday.
The gun was used for hunting birds and was loaded with buckshot at the time of the accident, the report said.
Su Dingwei, a reporter from West China City Daily, was in stable condition after surgery. Wang Xiaofeng from Chinanews.com.cn and Zhang Yicheng from Nanchong Daily received minor injuries, the report said.
The accident occurred 10 minutes after a public security bureau press conference that gave details of a special campaign against illegal explosives and weapons.
"Reporters from 13 media outlets were led to a hall on the second floor after attending the meeting on the 12th floor," an intern surnamed Lin told the newspaper.
"One officer picked up a confiscated pistol and demonstrated it to the reporters," Lin said.
She heard a bang and saw Su collapse on the ground.
Sounds like a setup to me. Roll that film while I show you the big bad gun...
Damn... What birds do they hunt in China with BUCKSHOT..., pterodactyls???
Has China outlawed lead shot...
Where was Cheney today?
watch this one......... DEA cop shoots self at about 50 second mark
I doubt that they have even outlawed LEAD PAINT!
They have to do something with all our batteries they melt down...
Rule #2. Don't put your finger in the trigger guard until the Sgt tells you to.
Rule #3. If shooting at reporters, keep the weapon aimed at the CENTER OF MASS.
That is all.
Uhh 3 outta 2 billion,..yawn...
Will somebody sue Su or will Su sue somebody?
I had the same thought!
"One officer picked up a confiscated pistol and demonstrated it to the reporters," Lin said. She heard a bang and saw Su collapse on the ground. .
Ok so we have a pistol that is used for hunting birds that is loaded with buckshot.
Very interesting. I am thinking that the reporter did not get all of the details quite right.
You beat me to it. Buckshot for birds, is the kind of thing that makes you wonder about the size of the birds.
It was a pistol too. I guess they like to let ‘em get real close.
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