Officer sues Amtrak over shot foot

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  1. Rodman

    Rodman New Member

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    Officer sues Amtrak over foot shooting
    Paul J. Richards, AFP / Getty ImagesPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer for Amtrak is suing the railroad, claiming it's liable for an incident when a woman grabbed his gun and shot him in the foot.

    Sixty-five-year-old James Bullard says he was working at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station last March when he got in line at McDonald's. Bullard says when he tried to remove a disruptive woman from the restaurant, she grabbed his gun from his holster and shot him in the foot.

    In the suit, Bullard claims that he had a worn gun holster and that Amtrak failed to provide a new holster when he requested one. Calls to both Bullard and his attorney, Steven Lafferty, were not immediately returned. An Amtrak spokesman was not aware of the suit and declined to comment.
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    Sounds like Amtrak shot itself in the foot on that one. :rolleyes: :D


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  3. mrkirker

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    Packin' a glock?
  4. Eddie N

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    Something sounds a little fishy. Was the company supposed to provide equipment? Even so, what's wrong with using your own until they replace the old one? Just my thoughts.
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    Well he should have had the training to prevent her from getting the gun in the first place. Whether it was s surprise or not.
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    "Ike-Ike-Ike! I'm lookin' fer th man that shot my paw!"
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    :D :D :D



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  8. Eddie N

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    LMAO:D
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    i read more detail on this the other day. the claims made were more extensive. i'm not quoting but i got the picture that this guy was carrying an old worn leather with missing stitches... lol.. if that's the case and he has it documented that he requested a better one than he will win this.... with out court.
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    Sounds like a money grab to me!
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