Authorities Act Against Real Danger of Replica Guns




July 15, 2004

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Authorities Act Against Real Danger of Replica Guns
Authorities Act Against Real Danger of Replica Guns Police say the popularity of the replica pellet guns had prompted a flurry of incidents in which officers had initially mistaken the replicas for more dangerous weapons. From Irvine to Hemet to Lakewood, police have reported incidents -- usually involving youths -- in which imitation firearms have led to confrontations.

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