Oregon Man Open Carrying New Gun Is Robbed Of Gun At Gunpoint
An Oregon man who was openly carrying his brand new handgun was robbed of his own firearm by a man with a gun of his own.
Police were called at 2:10 a.m. on Saturday about the incident.
[su_center_ad]According to KPTV, investigators said the 21-year-old victim bought a handgun earlier in the day and was openly carrying it while talking to his cousin.
According to the unidentified man and his cousin, the man approached them and asked for a cigarette. While the three of them talked, the subject turned to the victim’s new purchase, before the robber pulled his own gun from his waistband and said, “I like your gun, give it to me.”
The victim handed over his gun and the suspect ran from the scene.
The suspect’s weapon was described as a black gun, possibly semi-automatic. The man’s stolen gun is a black Walther brand, model P22. It is semi-automatic and .22LR-caliber.
Openly carrying your firearm at 2 o’clock in the morning is like begging a thief to take it from you.[su_csky_ad]