The unanswered question in Duluth today is: “How on earth did someone mistake a squirt gun for a real gun?
According to the Duluth News Tribune, at least seven Duluth Police Department squad cars stopped a woman in her car after someone reported she was brandishing a gun. But it turned out to be a Super Soaker, the paper says.
At least seven Duluth Police Department squads were involved in a traffic stop on Superior Street at Seventh Avenue West on Monday afternoon on a report of a male in a car brandishing a gun — but it turned out to be a Super Soaker squirt gun.
You can’t blame the cops. All they knew was that someone had a gun. But you can wonder what the person calling the cops was thinking.
This is a real gun:
And this is the gun someone thought was a real gun: