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    Toilet paper dispenser shooting

    Anybody wanna guess how the firearm jumped off the dispenser and shot this man?

    Man shot when gun discharges in restroom | WHAS11.com Louisville
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    Oops! Took his eye off it for one minute (and, who can blame him), then it just jumped up and bit him.

    But then, he tried balancing it on top of the dispenser thingy. ND ... all the way. Just the same as though he had tried seeing what it would like up on the top of the bird feeder.

    Look on the bright side: he just got a healthy dose of re-think in the stocking. Might be just what the doctor ordered, given that he has survived the incident.


    Obvious down-side, though, is that he has a CHL. Doesn't make the group look good when a carrier displays such a lack. Glad nobody else was hurt, apparently. Perhaps he'll get the clue, now. It's not as though he had to disarm, even then. Pick a better stall, avoid the need to remove the holster.
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    Whoops!

    On a side note, I have a reoccurring urge to put holes in electronic paper towel dispensers. Just the other day I was trying to get one to dispense me a towel but my hand wave wasn't working. The guy behind me commented that maybe I should send it a text message request.

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    Sadly his missed. I don't believe in "accidental" discharge.
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    I really do not like to see stories such as this one. Sure makes responsible, concealed carry people look bad. Bathroom visits while carrying should be a part of the concealed carry class.
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    I would suggest he modify his armed elimination procedure.
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    Police say the man had a concealed carry permit.
    Maybe no longer. I will wager he placed the gun on the dispenser then when he saw it falling he made a grab for it, boom.
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    Huh, ya'll haven't heard that this is the newest laxative - scared tbe poop out of him.

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    He should have read the excellent info on DC about how to use the restroom while carrying! I realize this was #2, but for #1 while carrying, Perry suspenders have totally changed my life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
    Maybe no longer. I will wager he placed the gun on the dispenser then when he saw it falling he made a grab for it, boom.
    I for sure think this is exactly what happened. Modern guns (98% anyway) do *NOT* go off just from falling and hitting the floor.
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    How long before utube gets stall reviews of handguns?

    SittingBull45 here... and I got a brand new OH CRAP!
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    My BS detector is pegged in the red zone. Terminal embarrassment time for the poor schlep who dropped a round while dropping a deuce.
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    Any unintended discharge, is bad ... especially doesn't help us when it occurs in a public place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdave View Post
    I would suggest he modify his armed elimination procedure.
    We've got a good "sticky" discussion here, The Official Restroom Thread. I'm sure all forms of carrying/dropping have been covered in there.
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    He should have joined DC and read all the "bathroom" threads!
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