Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Limerick criminal shoots himself in the head

"Just put the gun to their head and pull the trig…"

A leading figure from Limerick’s infamous Keane-Collopy criminal gang, Philip Collopy, died today having shot himself in the head with a Glock handgun.

Various theories have been expounded on his unexpected demise, which occurred at a party (and I’m glad I didn’t have to knock on the door and ask them to turn down the music). One being that it happened after a game of Russian Roulette went wrong... as it sometimes can. Which asks the question: where are the health and safety people when you need them?

It is an interesting, but fanciful, take on the incident. As pointed out by Bernd, of Irland Inside fame, the Glock is magazine-loading weapon - unlike the revolver pistols beloved of Russian Roulette players the world over, and is not suitable for that not-so-trivial pursuit. Unless you mixed in blanks, I suppose... but then it might get a bit complicated if you wanted to kill somebody, which is quite probable if you are a member of a Limerick criminal gang.

Some of yesterday’s media reports were more forthcoming, and claimed that the perpetrator/victim had been demonstrating the best technique for “killing someone” when he put the gun to his head, unaware that it was loaded.

Just in case, presumably.


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9 comments:

Ella said...

Oh dear, the poor man murdered himself then. What a terrible accident!

Anonymous said...

Truly a tragic loss...

Netgeek said...

Obviously not the sharpest knife in the drawer but look at it like this.

The fact that the guy was at a house party and not in a prison cell suggests that he did at least have enough intelligence to outsmart the cops.

In case Im not making my point clearly enough try googling the phrase "Prawo Jazdy".

Anonymous said...

i suggest a public inquiry lord knows they needthe work in sunny limerick ,such a shame really a huge loss to a great nation,also sue glock for promoting this pistol as the best of breed for the game russian roulette

Anonymous said...

guns dont kill people robbers do

Anonymous said...

he didn't listen to his mammy when she told him not to play with guns. But sure, you know yourself, in one ear and out the other!!!

I thank you!!

Anonymous said...

Don't feel sorry for him, how many people do you think he killed? one less scumbag in limerick :)

Anonymous said...

i wish i could get my hands on these so called limerick hard men ,id show em a thing or two

Anonymous said...

get rid of all the island scumbags,