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Event promoter accused of pointing gun at people in Tacoma parking lot

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:37 am with 9 Comments »
August 2, 2012 10:39 am

For the second time in a week, people called Tacoma police to complain about a man standing in a parking lot pointing a handgun at passersby.

Officers were unable to locate him last week. But they caught up to him just before midnight Wednesday in a parking lot in the 8400 block of S. Hosmer Street.

Police said the man was promoting an upcoming event and claimed he needed to carry the weapon for protection. He did not have a license for the gun so officers confiscated it.

Leave a comment Comments → 9
  1. MrCarleone says:

    In other words he was given a citation and released ?

    Must have been baking time at Krispy Creame !

  2. khparker says:

    He did not have a permit for the gun.

    That’s because there is no such thing in Washington State as a “permit for a gun”.

  3. dg54321 says:

    Don’t need a permit for a gun…..given that it’s his word against theirs….police can’t legally do much about it. I open carry my pistol and people will often lie when calling 911 about an open carrier and say he’s waving it around when it really has never left the holster, just to get the cops to show up and harass the person carrying the gun.

  4. Beowulf50 says:

    That Bar on 84th.. Gee what could it be???. That Bar needs to be there. The police use it to find all manner of dirtbags.

  5. Thunderpump says:

    Mz says they don’t know who he is. then she says he is named PLW the 2nd. strange commentary. I think it’s like this. he had a gun so he wouldn’t get beat down like that other clown a week or so ago at the latitude with attitude. Or else maybe he’s just a barfly, you know flys just buzz and hang around stinky places.

  6. Interesting Thunderpump… information that is on a police report… How do you think I got it. The other article you refer to did not happen and actually had nothing to do with the bar. It was a domestic dispute that happened in our parking lot. You must believe everything you read. The Tacoma Police Dept. denies releasing that to the newspaper and the police report on that incident does not state that it had anything to do with the bar other than it happened in the parking lot.

  7. openvoice says:

    mz sese y lie now the truth will surface and every customer will know that u are a bold face lair then wat they will know that u are a part of the problem not the salutation.in fact yo spot is getto trash half the crowd got guns theres always a fight and drama i been there n still go there hell i sit n talks to yo lieing behind n ima come buy u drink maybe then yo memory will return i was there none of that which u said happened i pray nothing ever happen n i need u to tell the truth how sad

  8. mrmitchellyep says:

    Ok this is my cousin and the whole story is a lie. he was not cited and if anything the police n told him to come pick up his gun. He was sitting in his car talking on the phone after leaving out of the club because they told him they was closing at 1. The security guard who called the police had previously seen a weapon n asked him to put it in the glove compartment and he said no problem n did. The security officer admitted to the officers that he lied and told them he was pointing a gun so they would come faster. The weapon was put away at the time and he was never approached by security the second time they only knew his car.

  9. openvoice says:

    i agree wit mr mitchell if they meaning mz sese didnt know him how she know he drove a red charger. this story sounds like some truths have been altered oh n since u like talking mz sese ima b in yo spot in 15 min n im posting every thing thats not right pics included lets see how much turths we can capture from those avoiding the truth

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