An intoxicated man attempted to pull a loaded handgun and shoot two Metro Transit police officers while in the back of their squad car, after a pat-down by the officers failed to find the weapon.
The man, identified by authorities as 21 year-old Wesley Rogers, had allegedly been seen “harassing” a woman at 7th St S and Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis shortly after four o’clock in the afternoon on Dec. 4, officials said. Metro Transit Ofcs. Jason Malland and Adam Marvin, responded and found Rogers “obviously
A pat-down search of Rogers by the officers found “an open bottle of liquor.” Rather than arrest Rogers or take him to a detox facility, the officers decided to take Rogers to his North Minneapolis home as a “courtesy,” according to Metro Transit.
Then this happened:
So… the patdown maybe was not as thorough as it might have been?
These are a couple of lucky police officers and one dumbass drunk… you got lucky, you idiot – why’d ya pull the piece?