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Stan and Haney

Afternoons 2pm-6pm

African-American lawyer Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1951) graduated from Amherst College and Harvard Law School. He was Dean of Howard University Law School and Litigation Director of the NAACP, and earned the title "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow" for his role in dismantling Jim Crow laws, especially attacking segregation in schools and racial housing covenants. Colt Model 1917 Revolver .45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) No 22-883 issued by the United States Army to Charles Hamilton Houston during World War I. The gun is comprised of metal with wood applied to the handle. The revolver has a six-round cylinder that is semi-removable so bullets can be loaded. There are multiple manufacturer's notes throughout the barrel and frame. On the left of the barrel, text reads [COLT D.A. 45]. On top of the barrel is the manufacture's information, [COLT’S PT FA MFG CO. HARTFORD, CT U.S.A. / PAT’D AUG. 5, 1884 JUNE 6 1900 JULY 4 1905]. On the left side of the frame, at the top next to the hammer are the letters [GHS] in a circle. Below the hammer on the frame is a horse standing on its hind legs with two spears. The bottom of the grip has a circular hinge with a cylinder shaped metal. Surrounding the hinge are the words, [U.S. / ARMY / MODEL / 1917 / N° / 22 / 883]. Artist Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company. (Photo by Heritage Art/Heritage Images via Getty Images)

Christopher Sacco, 35, was enjoying a nice day of fishing in Fort De Soto on Saturday when he reeled in what he thought was a giant fish. It turned out to be a gun that was weighed down in a grocery bag.

It was a black revolver tied to a rock with red and white twine.

Sacco called the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office to report it, and they took the weapon into their possession.

The weapon has been registered into the Florida Crime Information Center and the National Crime Information Center.

One of the scary parts is that the gun was found near a playground in the area.

Sacco said, “To actually catch something like that, like a gun tied to a brick, somebody didn’t want that gun to be found.”





Junior is the producer of the Stan and Haney show. He is also a music producer and audio engineer. He was born in Sioux City, Ia, but has lived down in Southwest Florida since a young age.