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Plastic gun pointed at barista where officers were killed

Toy gun thrown at Parkland coffee shop where officers were killed
Fake gun pointed where officers were killed
Barista reports toy gun at Wash. cop-slaying site

MIKE ARCHBOLD; STAFF WRITER
Published: 02/24/10 7:22 am | Updated: 02/24/1010:24 am

A woman pointed a plastic assault rifle at a barista and then hit her with it Tuesday at the Parkland coffee shop where four Lakewood officers were shot and killed Nov. 29.

“If we find her, she is going to jail,” Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said of the woman. “Pointing a gun, even a plastic one, is a felony.”

The barista was not one of the workers at the Forza Coffee Co. shop when the four officers – Sgt. Mark Renninger and officers Ronald Owens, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards – were killed.

Still, the incident at the drive-up window frightened the barista, Troyer said.

“She thought she was goin

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Added: Feb-25-2010 Occurred On: Feb-25-2010
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