A Potentially Booby-trapped Shotgun Reported to Law Enforcement

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A Potentially Booby-trapped Shotgun Reported to Law Enforcement

Postby Pawpaw » Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:32 pm

A bad prank, a booby trap, or a strange set of circumstances? These photos are of a shotgun purchased online and shipped to a dealer in VA. The BATFE was notified when it was realized the receiver was modified to hold a pistol round aimed at the person firing the weapon. The weapon was loaded with a .380 ACP round. The trigger group obscured the round until the weapon was broken down for inspection. When chambering the shell the weapon would be cycled with the slide action bar coming into contact with the primer on the pistol round pointed at the shooter. It had marks from being struck but the round did not discharge. Had it fired it was aligned with the top of the pistol grip stock and would have possibly struck the shooter in the face. This is obscure but still a little scary.


http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/09/25/judge-potentially-booby-trapped-shotgun-reported-law-enforcement
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Re: A Potentially Booby-trapped Shotgun Reported to Law Enforcement

Postby johncanfield » Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:48 pm

Bizarre.
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