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20 year old accidentally shoots mother in head

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by 8ball, May 25, 2012.

  1. 8ball

    8ball WA Quit talkin' and start chalking!

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  2. accessbob

    accessbob Molalla, OR 2A Supporter

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    Looks like he failed on at least 3 of the 4 gun handling rules and possibly all four.
     
  3. matthew029

    matthew029 Oregon, United States Member

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    I hope she's okay. Jesus people! let's try to be a little safer out there.
     
  4. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    While technically it was an accident there should to be some sort of negligent legal aspect to this. The mother was shot in the head because the barrel was pointing in her direction by the hand holding the gun. I agree we have little information to go on and there could be other extenuating circumstances but there was essentially no reason for the gun to be pointing in the direction of the mother's head and the trigger to be pulled at the same time. I did not see it in the story but in one of the comments it was mentioned this happened at 2 AM and if that is true then other possibilities exist such as drugs or alcohol being involved.
     
  5. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Always amazed at how those handguns just fire themselves. :nuts: