Man killed at Hot Wells in Cypress

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Man killed at Hot Wells in Cypress

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Post by SQLGeek » Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:38 pm

Happened a couple of hours. Light on details right now but it is being reported as accidental:

http://www.khou.com/news/local/accident ... /498841189
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Post by Scott B. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:01 pm

Edit: That was not the story I read earlier. That's so much worse.

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Re: Man killed at Hot Wells in Cypress

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Post by SQLGeek » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:05 pm

"Investigators say an employee of the gun range was working on a hunting rifle when it suddenly went off.

At the same time, a customer had just gotten out of his car and was walking toward the building when he was hit."

Oh boy. Talk about awful luck.
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Post by pbwalker » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:10 pm

Oh man, that's like some Final Destination stuff. So much wrong had to happen for such an unfortunate mistake. :???:
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Post by Scott B. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:11 pm

OH hell, that's a really bad turn. The story I read earlier did not have those details.

That's awful.
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Re: Man killed at Hot Wells in Cypress

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Post by BBYC » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:16 pm

I unload firearms before working on them but I'm not a professional so maybe I'm doing it wrong.
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Post by Scott B. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:18 pm

They do offer cleaning services, for that matter so do I. I just can't imagine. Terrible for that all involved.
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Post by dlh » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:27 pm

Neglect or ignore the basics and this happens. Prayers for the victim's family.
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Post by montgomery » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:05 pm

Inexcusable.


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Post by OneGun » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:08 pm

Prayers for the victim's families.
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Post by canvasbck » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:30 pm

Proper safety steps when cleaning a firearm.

A. Throughout the process follow Col Cooper's 4 rules

B. Unload the gun before working on it

C. It's still unloaded

D. Refer to C
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Post by TreyHouston » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:58 pm

Just heard the person in the parking lot was struck in the head 55 yards away and has died. Unthinkable....
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Post by philip964 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:58 pm

Really very sad for everyone.

I wish we knew more about working on a rifle with one in the chamber.

We can't stress enough, keeping the barrel pointed in a safe direction, especially with a rifle, indoors or not.

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Post by Scott B. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:09 pm

They also do a gun sighting service there. Early reports. I imagine future law suits will reveal the backstory.

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Re: Man killed at Hot Wells in Cypress

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Post by Syntyr » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:46 pm

Sad for the victim. Angry at the employee.

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