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To: I cannot think of a name
Must have been carrying a Model 52 Smith & Wesson.

Or a Bersa Thunder...
Or a Ruger LCP...
Or a Taurus 738 TCP...
Or a Walther PK380...
Or a Sig Sauer P238...
Or a ....

19 posted on 11/19/2012 8:38:26 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney
Actually, those are all .380s which fire a rimless cartridge designed for semi and full automatic weapons (9mm short).

The .38 cartridge is designed for revolvers and has a rim. The only semi-automatic I am aware of that was ever designed to fire rimmed cartridges was the Smith Model 52, which was to shoot wadcutters in target competition.

And as I said, probably just crappy reporting.

22 posted on 11/19/2012 8:44:09 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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