Once the soldier took down the woman’s assailant, a crew quickly rushed in to inform the man the scene was fake and they were simply filming a movie.
There was no indication the gesture was meant to be a joke, but the county prosecutor said there is no such thing when dealing with a gun and a child.
Authorities are unsure if the homeowner was targeted or it was simply a crime of opportunity, but released the video with the hopes of finding the suspect.
Gov. Jack Markell (D) last week signed legislation expanding mandatory gun relinquishment in cases of misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
A national gun control group on Monday sent a list of five proposed new regulations to the White House they contend can be mandated without Congress.
“He drops his gun and goes like this, ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry. It’s a fake gun. I don’t want nothing,’ and he runs away from the store,” recalled the clerk.
Gabriel Murta claims he retrieved the gun from the locker room only after the altercation turned physical and he felt threatened.
Single women living alone should know how to responsibly and effectively use a gun for self-defense.
A federal court this week dismissed the case of an Ohio man who sought to have his firearms rights restored after a misdemeanor domestic violence charge 18 years ago.
A crowd of protesters picketed Nova Firearms in McLean, Virginia on Saturday, after the recently relocated store reopened about 100 feet from an area elementary school.