Bank robber with a gun, an automatic gun

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  1. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin
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  2. Blaylocke

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    They must have forgot to put up the No Guns sign on the door.
     
  3. pokerace

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    I have got to get me one of those guns.
     
  4. Caveman Jim

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    The reporter obviously saw that the door was an automatic door and the gunman walked through it and put 2 & 2 together like they are taught...
     
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  5. RBid

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    Can we get some quotation marks around "automatic", please? Some of the buzz is that his weapon is a handgun. Unless he has LE credentials allowing him access to a Glock 18, I'm thinking he's in there with the same type of gun many of us have on our hips right now.
     
  6. DoubleTapDrew

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    Ohhh an "automatic" handgun. Extra deadly. Especially if it doesn't jam.

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  7. Blaylocke

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    It's kind of a mad lib sort of thing.

    <Insert Number> people are currently being held at <Insert Place> by a <Insert Adjective> gunman. Police say the gunman is armed with <Insert Number> dangerous <Insert Verb> weapons.

    69 people are currently being held at butt by a sleepy gunman. Police say the gunman is armed with 69 dangerous humping weapons.

    Hahaha. He said butt.
     
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    Well most people think "automatic" means full-auto, and surely it must, otherwise, why specify that it's an "automatic," if that doesn't mean anything?

    It's actually genius.
     
  9. The B

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    People are robbing banks with automatics- we hear about it all the time. Freaken automatics... who NEEDS a damn automatic anyway?? They're obviously just for robbing banks... I mean, why can't we just stick with the type most people carry for defense?

    I'm going to get this crap on the ballot. We're banning automatics.
     
  10. accessbob

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    Hey - aren't automatics illegal? I say he should be prosecuted for that. Oh, and probably the bank robbery and hostage taking too, but DEFINITELY for violating the NFA.
     
  11. orygun

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    Automatics? I'd rather have a 4 speed.:bluelaugh:
     
  12. mancat

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    2 dead, plus gunman 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed

    2 dead in La. bank hostage standoff

    Sounds like police weren't patient enough for him to release the remaining hostages - Ahmed had released a female teller earlier in the evening - so they ran a botched raid that resulted in their deaths.

    As for the weapon, little info yet:

    And from a related NBC News article:

     
  13. Caveman Jim

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    "About 100 law enforcement personnel, including the FBI, U.S. Marshal Service, a bomb squad and sheriff's deputies from four parishes, were assembled, and lights were brought in as negotiations dragged into the night. A no-fly zone with a radius of 5 miles and up to 5,000 feet was imposed above the bank."

    Wow, a little much for a crazy in a bank don't ya think? WWIII? Oh yeah, they said he had a rifle also, it's all good then...
     

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