TTAG’s reported on the large number of firearms-related crimes involving .9mm handguns. But not recently. In the interests of bringing the prevalence of this highly dangerous caliber back into sharp focus, here’s a roundup of news stories where .9mm rears its ugly if diminutive head . . .
“The 911 dispatcher told him to go outside and put the gun the middle of the street, which he did,” Chitwood said. Police subsequently recovered a .9 mm handgun, loaded with the exception of one bullet, the superintendent said, noting the individual has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Recovered on the ground at the scene with Collier were two additional firearms, a .22-caliber and a .9 mm, both fully loaded, Chitwood said. Collier did not have a permit to carry a concealed weapon, the superintendent said.
Less than two hours after two longtime friends were gunned down in a Fuquay-Varina house in 2014, the accused killer posted a picture on social media of his hand clutching a World War II “Tommy” gun that was stolen from the victims’ home, prosecutors say.
Howard Cummings and Matt Lively, Wake County prosecutors, say Donovan Jevonte Richardson, 24, of Holly Springs, was armed with a Glock .9 mm handgun in the early morning hours of July 18, 2014 when he and Gregory A. Crawford of Fuquay-Varina busted out a basement window to enter Arthur Lee Brown’s home at 236 Howard Road in Fuquay-Varina.
A Chattanooga man found with cocaine and a gun at his residence during a police search has been sentenced to serve two years in federal prison. Demetrius Smith appeared on Friday before Judge Travis McDonough.
In a search on Aug. 5, 2016, Chattanooga Police found in Smith’s bedroom 14.6 grams of cocaine on a dresser with plastic baggies, a .22 caliber revolver under a pillow, a loaded .9 mm pistol in a nightstand by his bed, a loaded .25 caliber pistol in a bottom drawer of the nightstand, and $7,937 in cash.
At least one student of the St Joseph Secondary School has been suspended after a video of him and another student brandishing what appeared to be a .9 mm Glock pistol was circulated on WhatsApp yesterday.
According to sources, police from the St Joseph station visited the school after a report was made and questioned one student believed to be the owner of the gun. When it was taken from the boy’s schoolbag it was found to be a toy.
The student has since been suspended and is expected to have counselling from the school’s support staff.
They met at a Lawrenceville neighborhood not far from the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office. Major Mercer said one man with a gun approached two undercover officers in an unmarked car.
“It could have been a bad situation because they showed up to commit an armed robbery with a .9 mm handgun when they confronted you folks or the other way around? correct,” said Major Mercer.
At around 5:00 p.m. yesterday, Belize City police conducted a search inside an empty lot on Lavender Street.
That search led to the discovery of a black .9 mm pistol.
Police additiionally found a 12-shooter magazine containing seven live .9mm rounds.
No one was in the area at the time of the discovery and the pistol was deposited as found property.