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Houston Man playing with gun shoots himself

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Post by howdy » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:04 pm

"A 20-year-old Houston man is in critical condition after reportedly shooting himself in the head while showing off a handgun inside a west Houston apartment complex."





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Post by Russell » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:14 pm

Sad. Darwin is a cruel mistress.
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Post by LDP » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:44 pm

I think his GF can do better. This is a sign to get out of this relationship.

Wait, the article says he was posing with the gun for FB? But but but young people say that FB is for old people. In which case, this make it fake news.

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:59 pm

It is amazing he is still alive. I suppose it is a good thing the magazine was out. he might have shot himself a second time.


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03Lightningrocks wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:59 pm
It is amazing he is still alive. I suppose it is a good thing the magazine was out. he might have shot himself a second time.
His brain spilled out but they are keeping him alive. He will be a vegetable for life, incapable of any brain function.
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Post by Chaparral » Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:08 pm

“At some point, he racked the gun, not realizing he had placed a round in the chamber, according to police. He removed the magazine, put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger, shooting himself.”

I’m torn between just thinking “stupid hurts”, and thinking what a shame it is that no one taught this young man about firearm safety the way my Dad taught me. Lack of knowledge and education, about all manner of topics, is a plague on our society.

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:12 pm

LDP wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:01 pm
03Lightningrocks wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:59 pm
It is amazing he is still alive. I suppose it is a good thing the magazine was out. he might have shot himself a second time.
His brain spilled out but they are keeping him alive. He will be a vegetable for life, incapable of any brain function.
They'll give him $250,000 salary and make him a democratic senator. Nobody would be able to tell. Shhhhh!
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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:03 pm

Chaparral wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:08 pm
“At some point, he racked the gun, not realizing he had placed a round in the chamber, according to police. He removed the magazine, put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger, shooting himself.”

I’m torn between just thinking “stupid hurts”, and thinking what a shame it is that no one taught this young man about firearm safety the way my Dad taught me. Lack of knowledge and education, about all manner of topics, is a plague on our society.
Maybe he racked the slide to verify that the chamber was empty, then dropped the mag, and somehow missed the fact that the mag had rounds in it?

Of course, there could have been an empty chamber and precisely one round in the mag at the start. That way the mag would be empty when he dropped it? He still would have had to miss the fact that the slide didn't lock back on the empty mag.

Still stupid, but the last scenario at least makes some sense, although it is extremely unlikely.
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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:12 pm

I have to say that in my entire life, pointing any weapon, even if unloaded, at myself is contrary to every ounce of common sense in my being. I just flat out can't do it. No way, no how.


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Post by flechero » Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:03 pm

03Lightningrocks wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:12 pm
I have to say that in my entire life, pointing any weapon, even if unloaded, at myself is contrary to every ounce of common sense in my being. I just flat out can't do it. No way, no how.
That's because you have common sense and were taught well. I feel for all the kids these dyas who will never be exposed to guns until they are adults on their own. A lack of education will eventually make the left look smarter with regard to gun accidents and incidents of negligence. :grumble

Seems like it should be an easy sell to get basic firearms safety taught in schools. If they really care about safety, this would be easy... but alas they don't give a rip about safety


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Post by LDP » Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:17 pm

flechero wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:03 pm
Seems like it should be an easy sell to get basic firearms safety taught in schools. If they really care about safety, this would be easy... but alas they don't give a rip about safety
Nah, no need to burden schools.
I propose a simple-yet-effective gun control program: no guns for libtards.

Us smart people will educate our kids how to use and properly respect any tool.
And since the dumb people will never be allowed to own a firearm, they won't need education.

Even easier. Make every libtard wear a blue patch as a symbol of "pride" (that's what we tell them). That will indicate to criminals who they can target and prey on without fear and they'll leave us alone.

Now who wants to put this in writing and send to our congressman? :)


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Re: Houston Man playing with gun shoots himself

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Post by treadlightly » Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:29 pm

03Lightningrocks wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:12 pm
I have to say that in my entire life, pointing any weapon, even if unloaded, at myself is contrary to every ounce of common sense in my being. I just flat out can't do it. No way, no how.
Words to live by. Literally.

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Post by DynamicDan » Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:58 pm

How much knowledge do you need about guns to know you don't point one at yourself ever.


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Post by howdy » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:57 pm

Hopefully some good will come out of this. He is young and his organs are still viable. Heart, kidneys, lungs, eyes, skin...... can be transplanted.
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Re: Houston Man playing with gun shoots himself

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Post by jason812 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:58 pm

flechero wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:03 pm

That's because you have common sense and were taught well. I feel for all the kids these dyas who will never be exposed to guns until they are adults on their own. A lack of education will eventually make the left look smarter with regard to gun accidents and incidents of negligence. :grumble

Seems like it should be an easy sell to get basic firearms safety taught in schools. If they really care about safety, this would be easy... but alas they don't give a rip about safety
:iagree: I have seen very smart people who never handled a firearm until they were an adult and it was unnerving to be around them. What was taught to me as a kid seems like common sense now. It is easy to take for granted that, just because someone has some smarts, it's not always the right smarts. Gun safety is learned not instinct.

Yes gun safety should be taught to kids and the easiest way is in the schools. The problem is what kind of gun message would the educated elitist who run the education system give the children? There is no way the public education system would allow the evil NRA to be involved.

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