Editorial

Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots At Armed Robbers In Wild Video

Brazil Shooting (Credit: Screenshot/LiveLeak Video https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=axkKH_1571709556)

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

An off-duty police officer in Brazil sprayed some lead in an attempt to stop two armed robbers.

In a video posted on LiveLeak, an officer sitting at a table eating with some friends draws a handgun and opens fire on the robbers. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On Instagram Hate Wearing Clothes)

One of the robbers can be seen, but the other is off screen. According to the LiveLeak description, both men managed to escape. (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything)

Watch the wild exchange of gunfire below. (SLIDESHOW: 71 Times Samantha Hoopes Stripped Down)

While I understand a police officer wanting to stop a crime, drawing attention to yourself by opening fire from a crowded dinner table isn’t smart. (SLIDESHOW: This Blonde Bombshell Might Be The Hottest Model On The Internet)

He just turned with his weapon and started spraying. Anybody could have walked in front of him and he easily could have missed. (SLIDESHOW: 60 Times Abigail Ratchford Wore Almost Nothing)

One of the main rules of firing a weapon is that you don’t squeeze the trigger unless you’re 100% confident of what you’re going to hit.

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He didn’t even catch them! He sprayed lead all over the damn place and the bad guys still got away! From the perspective of a police officer, that’s not great.

Not great at all.

Next time, the police in Brazil should try a bit harder to not just open fire with people everywhere.