Man with gun causes panic among metro families

Man with gun causes panic among metro families

Gun Rights

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – Metro families are panicking after seeing a man walking around parks with a gun. Now, law enforcement is firing back, saying it’s too dangerous. He is going to public places like Hafer Park in Edmond and along SE 29th Street in Midwest City with a gun. He says his goal is to quote, "audit the second amendment." "Are you video recording this to see what type of rise you get out of people when they call," said the Edmond Police Officer. "Yes, this is an audit," said Tim Harper, an armed man. "We are going to see if you guys respect the second amendment and how you respond to someone carrying a pistol." Edmond Police are questioning Timothy Harpers intentions after someone saw him walking around the park with a gun. "I started carrying the AR-15 pistol around to help migrate our law enforcement officers and citizens into realizing that when you see a citizen with a rifle, it`s not always a bad thing," said Harper. But, not everyone thinks he is doing it responsibly. "That`s not a good way to audit the second amendment because it causes stress and apprehension, not only for the public, but the officers involved, said Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes. Chief Clabes says it’s causing people to panic. Those people, in turn, call 9-1-1, prompting a response for police officers. "There`s a guy walking eastbound on 29th street," said a 9-1-1 caller. "He`s in a brown jacket. He […]

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