Skip to comments.Witnesses claimed San Diego Police shot unarmed man in the back — Then cops released the video…
Posted on 06/30/2020 8:26:37 PM PDT by Beave Meister
Two San Diego Police Department officers have been placed on paid leave after they shot and wounded a robbery suspect who pointed a gun at one of the officers during a confrontation in downtown Saturday night. The suspect, Hurtado Ibarra, 25, of San Diego, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was hospitalized in an intensive care unit.
The incident remains under investigation by the District Attorneys Office.
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Looks like Wild Bill there was packing a Colt 1861 Navy.
Speaking of which, I’ll bet he had a record and was prohibited from owning a firearm. A percussion revolver like this one is an “antique firearm” and not a “firearm” subject to the restrictions of 18 USC 922.
The witnesses should suffer some legal action.
That’s the one Tuco stole after he made it out of the desert.
OUTSTANDING video montage put together for release to the public. It was most definitely a righteous shoot.
Red Running Hood. I guess his mom is to blame for not teaching him how to dress for success.
Cock the hammer FULLY before pulling the trigger. Don’t draw on someone who already has you in their sites.
Some of the twitter responses are jaw dropping - this gun wasn’t a real threat, so therefore officers shouldn’t have fired? I mean, come on, seriously?
Luckily the police were not injured.
looks like a good shoot to me
Its an Italian reproduction of a black powder 1872 Colt Open Top Revolver in .38 S&W Special. It fires modern .38 special non +P ammunition. This was the first purpose built Colt designed cartridge revolver made (original chambering was in .32 Colt Rimfire and Centerfire, .38 Colt Rimfire and Centerfire, and .44 Colt Rimfire and Centerfire, all in black powder. Unfortunately, the open top design was flawed as, like their predecessor cap and ball models, they tended to shoot "loose." The design only lasted for two years. It was replaced by the famous Colt Single Action in .45 Colt, .44-40 Winchester, .38-40 Winchester, and .32.20 Winchester, which had a much stronger integral top strap frame into which the barrel was screwed, ending the loose barrel problem forever.
Old Timey gun,
Nice. I love the Tuco reference. But was it loaded this time?
Watching the video, what the heck is with the “protestors” trying to force or push their way next to the perp and the police doing CPR?
What the heck is their problem?
Thanks, learned something new. Im guessing Colt used some 1851/61 parts in the 1872.
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