Charges Dropped Against Man Who Showed Gun

8 years 2 months 1 week ago Wednesday, April 25 2012 Apr 25, 2012 Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:57:00 AM CDT April 25, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - A prosecutor has dropped charges against a Cape Girardeau man for showing a gun during an altercation at a gas station, a decision that the man's attorney calls a victory for Second Amendment rights.
The Southeast Missourian reports that Cape Girardeau County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges of unlawful use of a weapon against James "Junior" Swift.
The altercation happened in November. Authorities accused Swift of reaching into his car and putting his gun in his waistband following an argument. Swift had a license to carry a concealed weapon, but at issue was whether he deliberately displayed the gun in an angry or threatening manner.

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