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St. Louis cop accidentally shoots partner while aiming at dog
MSN ^ | 7.12.13

Posted on 07/12/2013 11:00:40 PM PDT by Arthurio

St. Louis cop accidentally shoots partner while aiming at dog

13 hrs ago

A St. Louis police officer was accidentally shot Thursday by his partner, who was trying to shoot what they said was an aggressive-looking dog. The two cops were investigating local copper thefts when they were approached by an "aggressive dog showing its teeth." One officer — the one who didn't end up with a bandage on his arm — pulled his gun and fired "three or four shots" at the animal. One bullet ricocheted off a sidewalk, bouncing backward and hitting his partner near his elbow. Neither officer knew if the dog had been wounded, since it quickly ran away. Although it's lucky that the officer wasn't seriously wounded, his partner might need to spend some time working on his aim.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: donutwatch; karma; warriorcops

1 posted on 07/12/2013 11:00:40 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

All dogs across the nation rejoiced at the news.


2 posted on 07/12/2013 11:03:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Arthurio

Dogs across America say: KARMA BITCHES!


3 posted on 07/12/2013 11:04:10 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Only person in St. Louis who’s aim was that bad was former Cardinal reliever Mitchell Boggs! I had been wondering where he ended up.


4 posted on 07/12/2013 11:12:25 PM PDT by Merrittk
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To: Arthurio

Serves his sorry a$$ right.


5 posted on 07/12/2013 11:29:52 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Arthurio

If these clowns had run into some armed suspects they probably would have shot each other after shooting up the neighborhood. Fire discipline is the mark of a professional. Most cops today don’t know what that means.


6 posted on 07/12/2013 11:36:36 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: autumnraine

7 posted on 07/12/2013 11:37:34 PM PDT by goron (If this be treason, make the most of it! - Patrick Henry)
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To: Arthurio
The SFPD had a similar embarrassing incident back in 2000. The bottom line was a rookie and a senior female officer responded to a 911 call from a 11 y/o because of a threatening phone call. One of the family dogs, a English sheepdog, latched onto the female officers’ buttocks. The rookie took a shot at the dog and missed. The round ricocheted and fragmented hitting the 11 y/o in the leg and wounding his partner. It was a real cluster. Dog 1 SFPD 0
http://www.sfgate.com/default/article/Family-s-dogs-spared-by-cops-3069787.php
8 posted on 07/12/2013 11:58:28 PM PDT by Polynikes (What would Walt Kowalski do. In the meantime "GET OFF MY LAWN")
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To: Arthurio
The two cops were investigating local copper thefts when they were approached by an "aggressive dog showing its teeth."


9 posted on 07/13/2013 2:41:18 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: Arthurio; Joe 6-pack
Ping for a Woooof!!! ???

The Dog was warning the Copper about the fact that he was about to injure his partner with a poorly aimed shot. Dogs know these things.

10 posted on 07/13/2013 3:00:59 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. This is not the post you are looking for ....move along now....)
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To: Arthurio

I’m not going to say a word about law enforcement accuracy going to the dogs.


11 posted on 07/13/2013 3:25:04 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: autumnraine

“KARMA BITCHES!”

Just what I was thinking.


12 posted on 07/13/2013 3:53:25 AM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: mvpel
That ferocious beast scared me so bad I almost peed my pants.
13 posted on 07/13/2013 4:18:53 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: Arthurio
trying to shoot what they said was an aggressive-looking dog

Chihuahuas take a little finer aim.

14 posted on 07/13/2013 4:39:56 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: Arthurio

The dog was not aggressive. The dog was DEFENSIVE. Protecting his master against an invasion from mean-looking men. The dog did the right thing.


15 posted on 07/13/2013 4:57:33 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: Arthurio

(One officer — the one who didn’t end up with a bandage on his arm — pulled his gun and fired “three or four shots” at the animal.)

This is just a nonsense report. I am a former LEO/Correctional Officer who served as a weapons safety officer. How in hell do you fire 3 OR 4 shots? You either fired 3, or your fired 4. How do you not know? If you do not know how are you qualified to carry a weapon in society? How do you write a news report that says someone fired 3 or 4 shots? Do you not research? Do you not ask questions? How many bullets were in the weapon? How many where there after the shooting? This is not rocket science people...........


16 posted on 07/13/2013 6:12:32 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Arthurio

They didn’t mention that the dog was laughing insanely as it ran.


17 posted on 07/13/2013 9:34:48 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

It’s hard to tell when your eyes are closed.


18 posted on 07/13/2013 9:36:26 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Arthurio; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!
It was an honest mistake.


19 posted on 07/13/2013 10:45:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Arthurio

20 posted on 07/13/2013 3:40:48 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Arthurio

Someone more skilled in photo editing than I am needs to make an “aggressive looking” dogs identification graphic.

Maybe a dog showing its belly, a dog cocking its head, a dog panting.....


21 posted on 07/15/2013 12:18:58 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: mvpel

Clearly a vicious, aggressive looking animal. :)


22 posted on 07/15/2013 12:19:53 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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