A woman in Long Beach, Calif. was shot by police after a three hour standoff that ended after she refused to drop what police believed to be a real weapon. Police have since determined the gun to be a replica. The woman is expected to recover from her injuries.
Please note that this video is for instructional purposes but is not intended to be a complete and full training exercise. The instructors in this video are trained professionals. Remember to always follow the four gun safety rules!
1. The gun is always loaded.
2. Never point the gun at something you are not prepared to destroy.
3. Always be sure of your target AND what is behind it.
4. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.
This video shows how to properly unholster and holster your pistol. The holster featured is the Blackhawk Serpa Holster, which is only one of many different types of retention. Be sure to study your own holster well and learn how to properly release the retention!
Police have released surveillance video showing an 18-year-old man wrestle a gun away from an officer and fire it – and have confirmed that they teen was high on mushrooms and had “superhuman strength.”