Police Raid Bungie Due To Gunman Sighting

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A veritable army of police offices and even SWAT were sent out to Bungie’s offices earlier due to a call from a local stating that they had seen someone walking down the street with what looked like an AK47.

Now I know what you are thinking. Was it some lunatic, was it maybe even a PS3 fanboy or even worse, a really disgruntled Xbox 360/Halo fanboy looking for some Bungie n00bs to pwn and teabag?

What the police soon found out was that the “gunman” was actually a Bungie employee carrying one of the prop weapons from the Neill Blomkamp shorts that were made a while back and was simply moving it to a different location.

The police requested that in future Bungie used more discreet methods of moving around fake weaponry so that incidents like this don’t happen again.

But now, I have a question for you but first I want you to take a look at this photo of Kotaku writer Stephen Totilo who was present that day, holding the fake gun.

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Ok, so here is my question. How in the living heck do you mistake that Badass Mofo Halo Sniper Rifle for an AK-47?

If it was me who saw someone walking down the road with one of those, I wouldn’t have called the police. For a gun like that you would need, I dunno… Jedis, Superman, the entire crew of the Starship Enterprise or maybe even Jean-Chuck Van Hasselhof.

Either way, it was all a big misunderstanding and I am happy to announce that no one was reported as tea-bagged.

Source: Kotaku

Last Updated: September 4, 2009

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