Man dies demonstrating the safety on his gun

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Man dies demonstrating the safety on his gun

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Post by rtschl » Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:49 am

Fort Worth man dies while demonstrating the safety on his gun. He held the gun to his head. :banghead: :banghead:
Violates ALL four gun safety rules and kills himself.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/acciden ... rth-police
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Re: Man dies demonstrating the safety on his gun

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Post by locke_n_load » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:02 pm

Main question, other than the obvious:

What firearm was it?
Was the safety actually on?

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Post by Middle Age Russ » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:03 pm

It is sometimes a pity that firearms typically don't do anything to enhance the safe practices of their users.
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Post by Jose_in_Dallas » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:13 pm

Middle Age Russ wrote:It is sometimes a pity that firearms typically don't do anything to enhance the safe practices of their users.
Or their intelligence.


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Post by bblhd672 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:46 pm

rtschl wrote:Fort Worth man dies while demonstrating the safety on his gun. He held the gun to his head. :banghead: :banghead:
Violates ALL four gun safety rules and kills himself.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/acciden ... rth-police
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Post by txhighlander » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:02 pm

Remember, warning labels are there because someone has attempted try whatever. :banghead:
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Post by Sport Coach » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:05 pm

Inaccuracy: "accidentally" kills himself. Anyone pointing a gun to his head and pulling the trigger, especially on a gun which he seems to have known was loaded, has not done anything accidentally. He accidentally overestimated his intelligence.
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Post by rotor » Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:13 pm

Or was murdered.


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Post by philip964 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:35 pm

rotor wrote:Or was murdered.
Interesting idea.

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Post by Syntyr » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:29 pm

Probably was a Glock...

Stupid is supposed to hurt!
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Post by CleverNickname » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:07 pm

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Post by Lambda Force » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:16 pm

Syntyr wrote:Probably was a Glock...
That's not a safety. :banghead:

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Post by dlh » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:18 am

Syntyr wrote:Probably was a Glock...

Stupid is supposed to hurt!
As the proud owner of two Glocks I admit I laughed when I read this comment. ;-)

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Post by Liberty » Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:43 am

Syntyr wrote:Probably was a Glock...

Stupid is supposed to hurt!
Probably didn't feel a thing, or even heard the bang.
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Post by twomillenium » Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:12 am

locke_n_load wrote:Main question, other than the obvious:

What firearm was it?
Was the safety actually on?

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