TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

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TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby philip964 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:59 pm

http://www.click2houston.com/news/teen- ... on-present

Supposedly the young man was not a novice with guns and accidentally shot her in the stomach while playing with the gun. One of those accidentally went off things that happen with guns.

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Re: TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby Flightmare » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:39 am

Obviously there was multiple violations of the 4 rules of gun safety. The article says
He was playing with the gun when it accidentally fired
(emphasis mine). I wonder how much of that is the reporter versus what actually happened. Either way, it's a tragedy and I hope that all involved are able to recover from this emotionally.
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Re: TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby puma guy » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:37 am

The article says he frequently goes to the gun range; judging by this act apparently not in a safe manner. :banghead:
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Re: TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby Pariah3j » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:46 am

Without more details, I think the benefit of the doubt ought to be given here. While I follow the 4 safety rules religiously, I often make the reference to 'playing' with my guns. Doesn't mean I do so unsafely or don't take them seriously... remember folks the media's loose grip on facts and what constitutes 'reporting' these days.

http://people.com/crime/tennessee-teen- ... inda-luna/

Found another article, per this article, it went off while he was putting it away after showing her the gun. It's a tragedy either way, but looks like the original reporting leaves a lot to be desired.
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Re: TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby Flightmare » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:12 pm

Pariah3j wrote:Without more details, I think the benefit of the doubt ought to be given here. While I follow the 4 safety rules religiously, I often make the reference to 'playing' with my guns. Doesn't mean I do so unsafely or don't take them seriously... remember folks the media's loose grip on facts and what constitutes 'reporting' these days.

http://people.com/crime/tennessee-teen- ... inda-luna/

Found another article, per this article, it went off while he was putting it away after showing her the gun. It's a tragedy either way, but looks like the original reporting leaves a lot to be desired.


And that is my point.
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Re: TN:Father gives daughters boyfriend a gun for graduation, kills his daughter with it

Postby flechero » Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:20 am

per this article, it went off while he was putting it away


A tragic story, and I doubt the father or the boyfriend will ever fully recover. But sadly, I think the boyfriend must have pulled the trigger. (a mechanical failure is incredibly rare) The big stand out for me was that he was showing off and fondling a LOADED gun which combined with the outcome means that he broke ALL 4 rules.

I chamber check a gun I simply move from one safe shelf to another... actually I chamber check any gun I pick up, even if I had just set it down a few seconds ago.

I couldn't imagine pulling out a gun to show someone without checking/clearing first.


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