What Not to Ask a Cop: 'Hey, Let Me Use Your Gun'

Man allegedly tried with 2 different officers
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 28, 2015 3:27 PM CST
What Not to Ask a Cop: 'Hey, Let Me Use Your Gun'
Deondrae Hall   (Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)

When you're in need, it sometimes makes sense to go to the police. When you're in need of a gun to shoot people you're mad at, not so much. Police in Boynton Beach, Florida, say 38-year-old Deondrae Hall shouted to an officer entering the station, "Hey, let me use your gun" and explained that he needed to "take care of" some people who robbed him, reports the Smoking Gun. When that didn't work, Hall turned to an officer leaving the station and demanded his gun. As they were handcuffing him, police say Hall threatened to get another gun altogether and shoot both officers, reports the Sun Sentinel. Charges include harassing a police officer and, yes, public intoxication. (More weird crimes stories.)

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