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Gun Negligently Discharged in Walmart

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Mirage police arrested a man on suspicion of endangerment when the gun he was carrying fired, launching a bullet into a store's ceiling early Thursday morning, officials said.
David Walter, a 30-year-old Surprise resident, entered the Walmart near 129th Avenue and West Thunderbird Road around 1 a.m. While in the store, witnesses told police he repeatedly fidgeted with a holstered semi-automatic pistol.
No injuries were reported, and Walter was arrested without incident, Peoples said.
At one point, a clerk working the electronics section told police that Walter took the gun out of its holster and then removed and replaced the gun's magazine. The woman feared she was about to be robbed and notified the store manager. Walter continued through the store, apparently with a video game he told the clerk he would pay for at the front registers, Peoples said.
Walter wound up near a register where he later told police he intended to purchase the game. He removed the gun from the holster again, causing the magazine to come loose and fall to the floor. Walter re-inserted the magazine and continued manipulating the gun when it fired, sending one round into the ceiling, Peoples said.
The identity of the gun's owner was unclear, but authorities were able to determine that the firearm had not been reported stolen.
Police arrested and booked Walter into Fourth Avenue Jail on six counts of endangerment and firing a weapon in city limits. He was later released because he was wearing one of these

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Speedlace said:
You can see parts of the surveillance vid here:

He doesn't have a permit to carry.
The ass-hat was wearing a dept. of corrections work shirt, but he doesn't work for them. He failed out of the academy in 2006.

WOW. he was up to NO good.
Well while he's in jail, I hope some big guy named Bubba starts calling him "Baby"...what a dork. :rotflmao:
Negligent discharge, gross stupidity, blatant arrogance and how many want to bet he didn't have any, I mean, any permit to carry this! Mall ninja at the very worst! Throw the bum in the slammer and take his guns. He give those of us who sweat all the details a bad name.
An LEO wana-be ... they are scary!!
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