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Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Realistic Toy Gun With Kids In Queens Park
http://newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | May 8, 2013 | newyork.cbslocal.com

Posted on 05/09/2013 2:12:46 PM PDT by Maelstorm

... As CBS 2’s Dave Carlin reported, Jack Pawlowski was led out of his Queens home in handcuffs Wednesday, with his stunned wife and three young kids looking on. He said nothing as detectives put him into a squad car.

But earlier, he allowed CBS 2 up to the family’s apartment to get a video of what he calls the harmless “kids’ toys” that started it all.

Pawlowski told CBS 2 he took a toy gun, and two of his kids, around the corner to Ditmars Park. It was around noon and packed with kids and their parents.

... “At first I thought I was hallucinating,” said Maria Smilios of Astoria. “He pulled out this gun.”

Smilios saw the toy up close, and at first thought it was the real thing. She gave CBS 2 a cellphone photo she said shows Pawlowski firing pellets at a tree.

“The next thing, he took his son, who is 3, and showed him how to use it, and then the family took turns shooting the gun. He gave it to his daughter, who took off on the bicycle and started racing around the park with the gun pointing this way and just started pointing it at the kids,” Smilios said.

Another mom who was on a playground at the park at the time said she walked up to Pawlowski, and told him to take the toy gun and his kids and leave.

“I don’t tend to take things lying down, so I went past the parents, and so I walked straight over and I confronted him,” said Leni Calas. “I mean, he’s brandishing a firearm and I don’t care if that firearm is plastic. That’s unacceptable.”

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This is crazy. Go to the link and watch the video. Its very obvious its a flimsey plastic toy gun.
1 posted on 05/09/2013 2:12:46 PM PDT by Maelstorm
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Why would a guy use children to shoot a gun?


2 posted on 05/09/2013 2:14:12 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Maelstorm

Leni Calas has a blog if you’d like to visit it and discuss the treat of toy plastic guns.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/bored-mom-leni-calas-starts-popular-borough-blog-queensmamas-article-1.470340


3 posted on 05/09/2013 2:14:42 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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Its was the kids toy gun no more dangerous than a nerf gun.


4 posted on 05/09/2013 2:15:44 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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But I don’t want to be traumatized by the sight of a slightly gunlike shape.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 2:15:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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“I mean, he’s brandishing a firearm and I don’t care if that firearm is plastic. That’s unacceptable.”

No wonder Nanny Bloomberg is mayor of NYC.

Meanwhile she's probably chill with faggots waving dildos and the real thing in civic celebrated gay pride parades.

6 posted on 05/09/2013 2:16:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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“I mean, he’s brandishing a firearm and I don’t care if that firearm is plastic. That’s unacceptable.”

Another successfully brainwashed soccer mom. She will pass her newly learned ideology on to her progeny and the cycle will be complete.

7 posted on 05/09/2013 2:16:49 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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Seems this Mommy thinks herself a celebrity.

http://www.newyorkfamily.com/the-queen-of-queens/


8 posted on 05/09/2013 2:16:51 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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If you even whisper “gun” in NYC they go into lockdown mode and activate SWAT teams.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 2:17:07 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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Why would a guy use children to shoot a gun?

He's lysdexic, and read about the guy who used guns to shoot children.

10 posted on 05/09/2013 2:18:16 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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I have no doubt she’s blogged. Maybe she should give herself a Fleet enema.


11 posted on 05/09/2013 2:18:21 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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Here is another link:

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/mama-blogger-mama-mogul-queens-article-1.1163080


12 posted on 05/09/2013 2:18:44 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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“I don’t tend to take things lying down...and so I walked straight over and I confronted him,” said Leni Calas. “I mean, he’s brandishing a firearm and I don’t care if that firearm is plastic. That’s unacceptable.”

God save us from these ignorant, absolutely crazy and insanely foolish people.

It's a TOY for God's sake. It will not hurt anyone.

13 posted on 05/09/2013 2:18:54 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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Here’s the facebook page of Queens Mamas run by Leni Calas

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Queens-Mamas/252006307122


14 posted on 05/09/2013 2:23:07 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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At least it wasn't the dreaded "PopTart gun"...


15 posted on 05/09/2013 2:25:55 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Maelstorm

Here is the twitter of Leni Calas:
https://twitter.com/QueensMamas
@QueensMamas


16 posted on 05/09/2013 2:26:54 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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No, he was not brandishing a firearm.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 2:29:03 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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Seriously a toy gun gets a man arrested?

Kids get to watch Daddy get stuffed into a squad car for this?

Really?

Can’t imagine calling NYC home.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 2:29:17 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Maelstorm
Photo & Video Sharing by SmugMug
19 posted on 05/09/2013 2:30:39 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: carriage_hill

Lol :-) Its crazy!


20 posted on 05/09/2013 2:33:58 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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