ND: Accidental Shooting

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by fyrediver, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. fyrediver

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  2. Flopsweat

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    "An investigation is underway and it appears the gun might have malfunctioned, according to the sheriff’s office."

    I wonder how it malfunctioned in such a way as to point itself at her abdomen against her will? I'm guessing the "malfunction" was that it went bang when she pulled the trigger. I could be wrong, but it's only February, so what are the odds? ;)
     
  3. IronMonster

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    It appears the gun may have malfunctioned? I suspect its far more likely that the gun owner malfunctioned
     
  4. hker71

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    I'm betting operator error more likely than firearm malfunction. Bad way to learn a lesson.
     
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  5. The Heretic

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    Always always blame the gun, never the handler. :rolleyes:
     
  6. PiratePast40

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    Of course it's the gun. How else do you explain all the "gun crimes" that moms against whatever the hell they feel like being against, are occurring?
     
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  7. mkwerx

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    Mebbe it was Gary on loan from PlayboyPenguin - that is an evil gun if there ever was one.
     
  8. usagi

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    it is vitally important that the anti-gun media keep portraying the image that guns just go off by themselves, and are inherently dangerous.
     
  9. bakersman345

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    In some ways when a Sherriff says "malfunctioned" it seems better in terms of protecting gun owners, because saying someone was stupid and shot them self sounds like a better reason to ban a gun than faulty equipment.
    -- you can fix a machine but you can't fix stupid--
     
  10. Sgt Nambu

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    Anyone read the comments below the article? It is truly sad that stupid can't be fixed!:(
     

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