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Gazette Premium Content Man sparks police standoff with gun tattoo on stomach

News services - Updated: March 19, 2014 at 4:21 pm
News services - Updated: March 19, 2014 at 4:21 pm • Published: March 19, 2014

They thought he was packing heat — turns out it was just his ink. Maine man Michael Smith woke up to police with assault rifles drawn on his front lawn Tuesday morning after authorities believed he had a flashed a gun during an argument. A shirtless Smith had angrily shooed a tree removal...

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They thought he was packing heat — turns out it was just his ink.

Maine man Michael Smith woke up to police with assault rifles drawn on his front lawn Tuesday morning after authorities believed he had a flashed a gun during an argument.

A shirtless Smith had angrily shooed a tree removal company off of his property — spooking the landscapers with they thought was a handgun tucked in his pants.

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