Young and dumb, and full of....

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    Young and dumb, and full of....


    Pocket carry without a holster... 20 year old shoots his own self in the thigh with his .32.


    Story here:
    It could be worse!
    I suppose

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    too bad it didn't hit an artery and affect some natural selection.
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    there was one here where a guy was putting a .380 semi in his back pocket .... and he shot himself in the buttocks (no holster). He was the back end of a lot of jokes ......
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    when the gun accidentally fired
    The gun didn't accidentally fire. It did exactly what it was supposed to do. You pull the trigger and a bullet comes out the open end. The statement would have been more accurate with one more word - "was"

    when the gun WAS accidentally fired

    The guy didn't intend to fire it so he accidentally discharged it. But no holster - stupid is, as stupid does.
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    Geeze, if they'd only start making guns that don't fire when the trigger is pulled...
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    From article,

    Godsey initially told deputies he was "manipulating a .32-caliber pistol in the pocket of his shorts when the gun accidentally fired," deputies said.


    Booger hook "manipulated" trigger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty View Post
    too bad it didn't hit an artery and affect some natural selection.
    Little harsh isn't it?

    It was a stupid move and a well earned lesson, but to wish a fatal wound on him is (excuse the pun) Over Kill.

    I am sure many of us have learned lessons from inexperienced actions in our youth. I would have to see anyone die for it.

    Lighten up.
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