Man, 63, arrested after gun fires in movie theater, the foxnews.com headline announces. In case you were wondering the two events are related. As in the heater in the theater belonged to the sexagenarian in situ. “Police say no one was hurt when a loaded gun fell out of a man’s pants pocket in a movie theater and fired.” Two questions: can you still buy a gun that isn’t drop safe? “Police said . . .
Gholson took a .38-caliber, two-shot Derringer into a movie theater in east Memphis. The gun, which was loaded with one bullet, fell out of his pants pocket and fired the round.
Question two: do police check guns that “go off” when dropped to see if they are drop-safe (i.e. check if the clumsy owner is telling porky pies)?
Memphis police said 63-year-old George Gholson was arrested and charged Tuesday with reckless endangerment and failing to follow a posted ‘no-weapons’ notice.