All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ak-47’

Mikhail Kalashnikov Mourned the Deaths Caused by His Invention

The deceased Russian designer of the Ak-47 may have just felt guilty months before his death in December. According to a heartfelt letter to Russia’s Orthodox Patriarch in April 2013, Mikhail Kalashnikov pondered on the notion that he may be guilty in the eyes of God. The head churchman accepted the plea with immense support, for the Russian Orthodox Church …

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Legendary AK-47 Creator Dies Monday

Lt. Gen. Mikhail T. Kalashnikov passed away this Monday. General Kalashnikov was the creator of the AK-47, the first in a series of rifles and machine guns. His tremendous influence on the weapons reflected in modern wars, resulting in the most abundant firearms ever made. Before he had made his claim on the development of one of the most powerful …

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Tupelo Shooting: Officer Killed During Bank Robbery

On Monday, the day before Christmas Eve, Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer was shot and killed by an assault rifle, and another officer was seriously wounded. It happened when officers interrupted a robbery at BanCorp South’s Gloster Creek Village branch as the criminals were making their getaway. Witnesses reported seeing one man wearing a ski mask, and carrying an AK-47, the …

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, Pioneer of AK-47 Dies at 94

Russian gun designer Mikhail Kalashnikov died on Monday 23 at the age of 94. He was well known for his creation of the AK-47, which became one of the most abundant machine guns that has ever been used in combat and war; especially in World War II. The AK-47 (AK being an acronym for “Kalashnikov’s machine gun” and 47 the …

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Teen With Pellet Gun Shot By Police 7 Times

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by police on Tuesday afternoon after they spotted him carrying a pellet gun that looked like an AK-47 rifle. The two deputies didn’t realize the gun was fake and shot the teen seven times in about 10 seconds because they feared for their lives. The teen, identified as Andy Lopez Cruz, was an …

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