4

Reader: I'm a Security Guard and Anyone Who Points a Gun at Me Will Get Shot

Our post about the shooting death of David Ludewig, who was killed by a security guard after pointing at Airsoft gun at him, inspired readers to look at this tragic incident from a variety of angles. Here's the take of a professional security guard.

See also: David Ludewig Killed by Security Guard After Leak-Taking Roust Led to Pointing Airsoft Gun

Jimmy Curtis writes:

I'm a security guard. I would not have attempted to detain a drunk guy for pissing on a dumpster. Ain't nobody got time for that. But I would shoot someone that points a weapon at me or anyone else. This kind of scenario is one of my worst nightmares. I don't envy the guard who has to live with the weight of killing a guy....especially when it could have been prevented.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.