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Imagine staggering out of a bar at closing time, drunk as a pig. Now, imagine whipping out a loaded handgun and waving it around in the presence of police officers and then taking a pot shot at a street light.
Assuming you didn't get shot on the spot, how quickly would you be handcuffed and enjoying an asphalt facial?
Three off-duty officers were outside the pub when one of them pulled out a gun and fired at least one shot in the direction of a street lamp.....
Based on preliminary information, the sources said, investigators believe the officer was impaired after a heavy night of drinking, which, barring additional evidence, was cited as "the primary factor" in the incident.
LAPD has not commented on whether an arrest was made. That is Cop Speak forthere wasn't an arrest.
Sure, there will be repercussions. Perhaps in internal investigation. A referral for counseling. Maybe even a disciplinary action. But those repercussions will not be anything like what John Q Public would face under the exact same circumstances.