In spite of attempts by the media to demonize the AR-15 once again, it has been proven by multiple sources that the gunman at the Naval Yard in DC did not actually use an AR-15. Don’t expect an apology from anti-gun news anchors over this misinformation though, as most of them are just sweeping this news under the rug while letting the public still believe that an AR-15 was the shooter’s weapon.
UPDATE: The FBI said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon that they “do not have any information” that an AR-15 was used.
“At this time we believe that Mr. Alexis entered Building 197 at the Navy Yard with a shotgun. We do not have any information at this time that he had an AR-15 in his possession,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington field office.
But even CNN revealed that an AR-15 was not used as they explained on an article on their site,
What we know: Federal law enforcement sources say authorities have recovered three weapons from the scene of the mass shooting, including one — a shotgun — that investigators believe he brought in to the compound. The other two weapons — handguns — the sources say, may have been taken from guards.
What we don’t know: The sources, who have detailed knowledge of the investigation, cautioned that initial investigation information that an AR-15 rifle was used may have been incorrect. It is believed that Alexis had rented an AR-15, but returned it before Monday morning’s shootings. Authorities are still investigating precisely how many weapons Alexis had access to and when.
Here is the video of the news conference where it was stated that an AR-15 was not used by the shooter;
But just last night Piers Morgan blabbed off his ignorance of the story by saying it was the truth that the shooter not only had an AR-15 but he bought it in Virginia and brought it to DC. He had a complete meltdown over this actual falsehood and even excorated one of his guests who was just trying to explain that we simply don’t know if and where he got an AR-15.
With Piers Morgan the facts don’t really matter. The only thing that matters to him is his vision for America and trying to make it a “gun free” land while condemning the constitution. It should be noted that CNN also referred to the shooter as having an AR-15 shotgun, which does not even exist. It just another way of the anti-gun media trying to turn public opinion against the AR-15 so politicians in turn will ban them. But we don’t buy what they’re selling.