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Old 11 May 2013, 02:16 AM
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Jaded Theater apologizes for actor carrying fake gun

Operators of a Missouri movie theater apologized Friday for a stunt in which an actor dressed in black, wearing body armor and carrying a fake rifle walked in to the movie house.

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Old 11 May 2013, 03:17 AM
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Shoemaker added that it was a good thing off-duty officers weren't in the theater, because they may have confronted the actor, potentially creating a dangerous situation.
My immediate thought was actually a patron in the audience exercising concealed carry (which from a cursory Wiki check appears to be legal for handguns in Missouri).
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Old 11 May 2013, 03:53 AM
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Operators of a Missouri movie theater apologized Friday for a stunt in which an actor dressed in black, wearing body armor and carrying a fake rifle walked in to the movie house.
Well that was a perfectly well thought out plan that had no potential to backfire or otherwise turn out badly.
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Old 11 May 2013, 04:23 AM
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Yep. Someone thought this would be a great idea.

I'd like to think it wouldn't have been me.
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Old 11 May 2013, 08:09 AM
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My immediate thought was actually a patron in the audience exercising concealed carry (which from a cursory Wiki check appears to be legal for handguns in Missouri).
Ccw is legal in Missouri. Though a pistol won't penetrate body armor.

So you are trained to shoot someone in the head if they're wearing armor.

Who thought this was a good idea? If someone had been shot I'd have a hard time faulting them.
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