By Tom Knighton
When Charlottesville happened, there were a lot of guns present, no shots were fired. I even said as much here at Bearing Arms. After all, if the alt-right or anyone on their side had fired weapons, surely it would have been all over the news, right?
Well, it turns out I was wrong.
The ACLU released a video from Charlottesville that clearly shows an individual drawing, racking the slide, and firing his weapon.
WATCH: Man fired at another person in Charlottesville on Aug. 12. We handed to LE agencies. The man has been arrested & charged w a crime. pic.twitter.com/0vrXq4zNC0
— ACLU of Virginia (@ACLUVA) August 26, 2017
Nick Leghorn at The Truth About Guns had this to say after pointing out several pro-gun blogs had said no shots were fired (again, including this one):
According to the NY Times the man in question was taken into custody Saturday morning. No doubt anti-gun folks such as Shannon Watts will use this as fodder to bolster their argument that gun owners are too violent and unhinged to be allowed to carry firearms during protests.
I’m waiting to hear the whole story before passing …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms