People Shot By Those W/Fake Casts?

May 2017
7
California, USA
#1
In 1901, at the Pan-American Expo in the US, president William McKinley was shot twice by Polish anarchist Leon Czolgosz. McKinley was shaking people's hands when Czolgosz approached him with a cast on his right hand. When McKinley offered his left hand for shaking, Czolgosz responded by shooting the president with a revolver that he was holding in his cast - which wasn't even a real cast: merely a disguise so that Czolgosz could sneak a weapon in.

For a school project, we have to talk about a societal issue. Mine is a joke issue: casts can be used to hide weapons, and so should be banned. However, McKinley's assassination is the only instance of someone being hurt by another with a "cast" hiding a weapon. Are there any more examples of this in history, or similar instances?

Thanks!
 
May 2017
7
California, USA
#3
Robert Rath, a well known and acclaimed professional contract killer, often used a fake cast in conjunction with a suppressed .22 LR pistol to murder his victims. They made a documentary about his life and exploits, he was portrayed by Sylvester Stallone, where they even show a scene where Rath uses the cast.

Here is the scene from the documentary
Thanks, this looks interesting!
 

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