David Leroy Blurton, 50, had been drinking alcohol the evening of May 29, 2009 when he pulled a Makarov 9mm pistol from his truck near City Market in Dillon and tried to cock it, resulting in serious injury, according to Deputy District Attorney Kristine Word.
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“He's not a bad guy. He just made a series of really bad choices,” she said"
Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.