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Gun Fired at Cheyenne Starbucks- None Injured
KOWB ^ | Dec 28, 2011 | Wesley Kempton

Posted on 01/03/2012 8:49:09 AM PST by SLB

Patrons at a Cheyenne Starbucks got more than a shot of espresso Monday morning, when a gun inside a girl’s purse fired inadvertently.

Though several people were reported to being inside the coffee shop at the time, there were no injuries. The single bullet, which fired around 7 a.m. Monday morning, reportedly went through a chair and into a wall, narrowly avoiding many customers.

Police officers were at the Starbucks at the time and say the girl, who is under 18 and has not been identified, was cited for possession of a firearm by a juvenile which carries a $750 bond. The juvenile has since been released to the care of her parents.

The gun had been given to the girl by her father who encouraged her to carry the firearm for protection. Police reports indicate that she had received no formal firearm training.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: banglist; firearm; oldnews
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1 posted on 01/03/2012 8:49:13 AM PST by SLB
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To: SLB

nice... give your child a gun and no training

morons like this will help get our 2nd ammendment right infringed


2 posted on 01/03/2012 8:51:38 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: SLB

nice... give your child a gun and no training

morons like this will help get our 2nd ammendment right infringed


3 posted on 01/03/2012 8:51:38 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: SLB

these stories always omit the most important public safety lessons:

1. Don’t carry an unholstered gun. If the trigger catches on something, it can go “bang.”
2. Don’t fiddle with your carry gun. It will go “bang” if you pull the trigger.


4 posted on 01/03/2012 8:52:39 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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To: SLB

I didn’t know a gun could fire inadvertently, I thought you had to somehow pull the trigger.

All I know is what I read in the newspapers.


5 posted on 01/03/2012 8:53:14 AM PST by ChuteTheMall (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: SLB
Despite the fact that her carrying it was already illegal, how long before the gun-control nuts are all over this one?

OTOH, if this is Wyoming, it may go unnoticed.

6 posted on 01/03/2012 8:54:54 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SLB

Who wrote this, my cat? (I thought he was upstairs napping in a sunbeam, not reporting from Cheyenne!)

“Several people” were in the Starbucks at the time, but the bullet “narrowly avoided many customers”? She was cited for possession of a firearm that carries a bond? Wouldn’t that be a “fire-hand,” or some such thing?

Convenient that the cops were already there, at least. We wouldn’t want them to brave the cold of a Wyoming January without an overpriced cup of burnt coffee.


7 posted on 01/03/2012 8:55:45 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm not being paid enough for this.)
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To: SLB

Obviously a well intended but ignorant (or stupid) father. I’m sure he didn’t want his daughter to get injured, killed or get in trouble with the firearm.

.......

I would be interested to know what kind of pistol was in her purse that went off. Curious....


8 posted on 01/03/2012 8:57:32 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals draw conclusions on clouds with invisible ink from a unicorn horn dipped in Pixidust!)
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To: Tenacious 1

Full auto AK-47 assault pistol with a full clip of armor piercing bullets that shoot through schools. Did I miss anything?


9 posted on 01/03/2012 9:06:41 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

“illegal”


10 posted on 01/03/2012 9:09:31 AM PST by NativeSon
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To: SLB

If she had a CC permit, then she must have had some training, otherwise, is it even legal to carry concealed without a permit in Cheyenne?


11 posted on 01/03/2012 9:09:36 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: SpaceBar

The folding sock, the bayonet, and the extended magazine.
At least I think they still whine about those.


12 posted on 01/03/2012 9:11:36 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: SpaceBar

13 posted on 01/03/2012 9:11:43 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: Lazamataz

What? No laser sight? What good is it...


14 posted on 01/03/2012 9:15:03 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: Darksheare; SpaceBar

What does the folding sock contribute? Wouldn’t you at least need a pair?


15 posted on 01/03/2012 9:17:31 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm not being paid enough for this.)
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To: SpaceBar
....Did I miss anything?

LOL! Yea, ya did...

No mention of "cop killer" ammo or "machine gun" in your media description of any firearm mentioned in news.

I like your humor.

16 posted on 01/03/2012 9:17:53 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals draw conclusions on clouds with invisible ink from a unicorn horn dipped in Pixidust!)
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To: moovova
The laser sight is assumed to be built right into your eye.


17 posted on 01/03/2012 9:18:25 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: ChuteTheMall

I didn’t know a gun could fire inadvertently,
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =.
Wouldn’t that be in the same category as “Assault weapon kills 3 in drive by shooting”?

Or

SUV runs off road killing passenger.

Apparently there are certain things that can ‘operate’ without human intervention.


18 posted on 01/03/2012 9:18:46 AM PST by xrmusn ((6/98) EGOIST - A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. A. Bierce)
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To: Tax-chick; SpaceBar

The gun grabbers for some reason assume a folding sTock increases the lethality of the rifle.
As for a folding sock, well.. if it’s a gym sock it’s lethal already.


19 posted on 01/03/2012 9:19:18 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Mr. K

She probably had it attached (thru the trigger guard) to her carabiner key ring which also held her Honda Accord key, house key, fuzzy smurf doll, I-Phone lanyard, school ID card, mini-VIC card and a lucky charm.


20 posted on 01/03/2012 9:21:03 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: Darksheare; SpaceBar; Anoreth

I think a folding stock would just make it more likely you’d knock your glasses off and be unable to hit the side of Hoover Dam. (Maybe I’m projecting here ...)


21 posted on 01/03/2012 9:21:36 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm not being paid enough for this.)
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To: Lazamataz
The laser sight is assumed to be built right into your eye.

Thank you for assimilating me with the correct information.


22 posted on 01/03/2012 9:23:48 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: moovova
Thank you for assimilating me with the correct information.

Wrongthinking is futile.

23 posted on 01/03/2012 9:25:44 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: Tax-chick; SpaceBar; Anoreth; Lazamataz

Laz’ graphic needs the instant rocket launcher attachment to the bayonet in honor of Holder and Obama’s “Fast and Furious” scandal where they insisted that the rocket launchers, heavy machine guns, and other material were being bought in the US from mom and pop firearms stores.


24 posted on 01/03/2012 9:26:36 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Lazamataz

That’s a hysterical graphic. The bipod is nice touch.


25 posted on 01/03/2012 9:27:43 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Darksheare

True, true. With the rocket launcher, it might do some good if I actually hit Hoover Dam. Or I guess that would be bad, come to think of it ...


26 posted on 01/03/2012 9:32:27 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm not being paid enough for this.)
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To: Darksheare
The folding sock,...

I too whine about folding socks. I hate it. LOL!

27 posted on 01/03/2012 9:33:04 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals draw conclusions on clouds with invisible ink from a unicorn horn dipped in Pixidust!)
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To: Tax-chick
The folding sock technique is for close quarters work.


28 posted on 01/03/2012 9:33:04 AM PST by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: SLB

front pocket ,strong hand carry is probably best. unless you forget and put keys and crap in the same pocket as the gun.(or you’re REALLY forgetful and tend to forget to wear pants)


29 posted on 01/03/2012 9:33:33 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: freedomlover

LOL!


30 posted on 01/03/2012 9:35:26 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm not being paid enough for this.)
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To: SpaceBar
I did that graphic a loooong time ago.

I like to think I did my small part in disassembling gun control efforts by mocking them -- an Alinski technique.

31 posted on 01/03/2012 9:36:46 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: SLB

Ooops!

Not too smart dad. If you get your girl a gun, make sure she knows how to use it.


32 posted on 01/03/2012 9:37:09 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<0> - - -)
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To: Tenacious 1

What if they get weaponised?
We need regulations on folding socks!
/ bad joke.


33 posted on 01/03/2012 9:40:36 AM PST by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: Mr. K

“when a gun inside a girl’s purse fired inadvertently.”
Not physically possible. I do not know of any documented case of this actually occurring. Some outside force (a person) had to inadvertently fired the gun

“The single bullet, which fired around 7 a.m”
Again not very likely. The single bullet which WAS fired..
I am positive the writer never held a firearm in their life....


34 posted on 01/03/2012 9:40:47 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Lazamataz

Where can I get one of those slides with the picatinny rail?


35 posted on 01/03/2012 9:42:08 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<0> - - -)
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To: smokingfrog

Lazamataz’ GUNS-R-US.


36 posted on 01/03/2012 9:44:53 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: Lazamataz

I want one of those. But with a silencer.


37 posted on 01/03/2012 9:45:57 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: SpaceBar
Full auto AK-47 assault pistol with a full clip of armor piercing bullets that shoot through schools. Did I miss anything?

The girl drives an SUV.

38 posted on 01/03/2012 9:50:50 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lazamataz
Got any of these?


39 posted on 01/03/2012 9:52:19 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<0> - - -)
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To: Mr. K
When I gave my daughter pepper spray we went out in the back yard and I made her practice taking it quickly out of her purse so she could aim and spray at an imaginary attacker. I can't imagine giving her a gun with no instructions.

On the other hand... "Police reports indicate that she had received no formal firearm training".

It is entirely possible that Dad did give his little girl instructions, and maybe even had her at the range a few times to the point where he felt comfortable that she could handle having a gun. He is probably embarrassed as can be. Thank God there was no freak tragic accident.

40 posted on 01/03/2012 9:59:19 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: stuartcr

Wyoming no longer requires a carry permit.


41 posted on 01/03/2012 10:02:07 AM PST by Dan(9698)
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To: Dan(9698)

That’s fantastic. I’m hoping Virginia goes in that direction.


42 posted on 01/03/2012 10:22:08 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: smokingfrog

No, fresh out of hot chicks over here.


43 posted on 01/03/2012 10:23:37 AM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: SLB

“narrowly avoiding many customers. “

Bullets don’t avoid as they have no control abilities. They narrowly miss. And a miss is as good as a mile. And the ditz did something since guns do NOT self fire!


44 posted on 01/03/2012 10:25:32 AM PST by chooseascreennamepat (When every candidate is running in last place, everyone is in first place.)
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To: Lazamataz

Awesome. You might cut your nipple off drawing it from a shoulder holster, though.


45 posted on 01/03/2012 11:40:10 AM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Lazamataz

She shot but she didn’t hit it either.


46 posted on 01/03/2012 11:46:22 AM PST by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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Disappointed Cat is Disappointed

You Didn’t Donate?
I’m Very Disappointed in You
Boop My Nose!

47 posted on 01/03/2012 12:02:31 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Lazamataz

I am not absolutely certain, but that may be a little photoshopped. Certainly no more than Obamas BC.


48 posted on 01/03/2012 12:41:08 PM PST by Molon Labbie (End the War On Drugs, Restore the Constitution.)
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To: Molon Labbie
LIAR!
49 posted on 01/03/2012 12:47:24 PM PST by Lazamataz (Romney is the Pale Obama. That's all.)
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To: Lazamataz

I could tell real easy. No over and under 30 mm pump action grenade launcher. Lol.


50 posted on 01/03/2012 1:11:33 PM PST by Molon Labbie (End the War On Drugs, Restore the Constitution.)
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