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Cops Powerless After Father Jumped on Trampoline with Gun in Holster, Report Says

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A Georgia dad faced the cops March 19, when he actually brought a handgun into a trampoline park.

The general manager at Skyzone, in North Fulton County, told WSB-TV that the man walked right in with a gun in the holster. Then jumped on the trampolines with the weapon still on his person.

Cops were called to the scene after this father refused to leave the firearm in his car, but officers could do nothing: They said he wasn’t breaking any laws since it was up to each business to post any handgun prohibitions.

Regardless, the manager said they are no plans to put up such a sign this was a rare occasion.

The man, who WSB-TV didn’t identify, told the outlet he kept his firearm on him at all times, even when he’s napping. That way, he can better protect his children. Plus, he claimed to have a concealed carry permit, and didn’t see any “no weapons” sign at the park.

So he seems to be in the clear, legally speaking. This didn’t stop other parents from criticizing him.

“I think there is no reason to have a gun in a place where there’s kids, and definitely no reason to have a gun while you’re jumping,” Judith Forgoston said.

Another resident from the area, Vincent Freeman, suggested that the gun could’ve fallen out of the holster while the father was jumping, and accidentally discharged.

[Screengrab via WSB-TV]

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