Feb. 18, 1976: Saturday night specials, on display, which did not appear in The Times’s pages until 1980, when the number of illegal handguns in the city was reported at two million. “Respectable people go to bars to buy guns,” said Detective Gloria O’Meara. “The local drug dealer has guns. They’re there for the price.” Photo: Bill Aller/The New York Times
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Reeves’ attorney, Richard Escobar, argued that his client should be released because of his deep ties to the community.
Escobar said that he found the Sheriff’s Office probable cause document to be “quite weak” and that Reeves was defending himself from Oulson.
“The alleged victim attacked him,” Escobar said, adding that Oulson threw something, possibly popcorn, at Reeves. “At that point in time he has every right to defend himself.”
The attorney for Curtis Reeves, the guy charged with shooting a man he yelled at for texting during a movie, should probably stop talking. Popcorn is not a dangerous weapon worth shooting someone over (via NY Post)
A vendor is photographed in his shop specializing in gun holsters in the city of Mardan in Pakistan. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters via The Guardian)