When Bear is calling out to his brother. He racks his shotgun, but nothing is ejected. The shotgun he was carrying wasn't even loaded with blanks when this scene was shot. A pump shotgun would eject the spent cartridge while moving a fresh one into the chamber. No shells (loaded or otherwise) are seen. See more
And so, we come to perhaps the bloodiest chapter in the long and violent history of the Midwest region. And here, I'm speaking of Luverne, Minnesota, 1979 - commonly referred to by laypeople as the Massacre at Sioux Falls. Readers will know that I've chosen to file this case as a Minnesota crime, even though most of the murders took place in North and then South Dakota. But I believe the key to understanding this complex and nuanced crime is to look at the butcher and small-town ...