Palin Supporter Pulls Gun at Rally
October 23, 2008
A Sarah Palin supporter pulled a loaded handgun while leaving a campaign rally in Colorado on Monday! The armed Palin supporter reported waved the gun at another driver after the two got into a dispute while attempting to leave the event:
Heated words between drivers leaving Sarah Palin's rally Monday allegedly escalated with one man brandishing a loaded handgun.
Jack B. Cheskaty, 62, of Grand Junction, said he pulled a handgun because "he wanted to be ready for anything" in what started as a verbal spat between drivers in bumper-to-bumper traffic leaving Lincoln Park around 8 p.m. Monday, according to an arrest affidavit.
Cheskaty and three family members were riding in a Chrysler, moving slowly in a line a traffic. A man behind the wheel of a Kia SUV attempted to inch in front of Cheskaty's Chrysler, the affidavit said. [Glenwood Springs Post-Independent]