TTAG’s Daily Digest never suffers from acid indigestion. It has a stomach for all gun news, no matter how bilious. In today’s installment, a police chief freaks-out about his stolen AR (looks like his colleagues rounded-up the usual suspect), a Mexican cop who lost his job wishes he’d lost his life (before he lost his job), the Secret Service has a not-so-secret secret and Slate.com makes a piercing glimpse into the obvious. That and more . . .
Mexico City fires a cop for being suicidal.
Absurdity of the day: “All is Calm in Acapulco”, says Fed Police Commissioner – ” In the past eight days, 35 people have been assassinated in tourist areas and other parts of the city. But Galindo (the Federal Police Commissioner) said on Thursday that Acapulco was “calm.”. To explain, he pointed out that the Federal Police measures its success rate in the city by hotel occupancy rates and not by crime statistics.”
Squirrel “Eye Smoke” – Headshot with FX Impact .25 – Some people tale a LOT of pleasure from eliminating varmints.
Boy shot in back by stray bullet after pleading in video for end to Chicago violence – Not immediately after. But soon. And for the rest of his life.
Hollywood arsenal – An incredibly boring gallery of guns used in really exciting movies.
No Guns Allowed at Republican Convention, Secret Service Says – Not entirely true.
Drunken man fires rifle through victim’s pant leg, hides gun from cops – Someone is very, very lucky.
Blood flows at Indian wedding as misfired celebratory rifle shot kills groom’s father (GRAPHIC) – Someone is very, very unlucky.