Things didn’t go as planned for a man attempting to sell his handgun to someone in Washington state.
The seller told police he rode a ferry to Mukilteo, Washington, with an acquaintance earlier this month to sell his Sig Sauer handgun to a friend of the acquaintance’s for $1,000, Seattle’s KIRO-TV reported.
Police said the seller and his companion met the prospective buyer in a parking lot and got into the buyer’s car, where the seller showed his handgun to the buyer, who agreed to purchase it, police told the station.
Police said the trio agreed to head to the buyer’s apartment so the seller could demonstrate how to clean and reassemble the weapon before the purchase was finalized. That’s when, police said, the acquaintance placed a live round of ammunition into the gun’s chamber, pointed it at the seller and asked, ”How does it feel to get robbed with your own gun?”