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Maybe the dumbest mistake ever

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Post by Lynyrd » Thu May 31, 2018 1:01 pm

This may be the worst, and dumbest mistake I've ever heard of in regards to CC.

https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/cr ... DnIe5OYAN/
A Xenia man in his 60s accidentally discharged his handgun, striking himself in the groin Monday evening inside the Austin Landing HomeGoods store.

The man was a customer who was in the restroom when it happened, Miami Twp. police officer James Swearingen said. No one else was around, and the CCW permit holder was taken with injuries that were not life-threatening to Kettering Medical Center.
The man, who is expected to be OK, did not break any laws by carrying the gun into the store, she said. Ohio’s CCW laws allow anyone with a permit to carry into a store unless there is a posting in the store prohibiting weapons be brought inside -- concealed or not.
The holster was filled with some type of paper to make the gun fit, the spokeswoman, Cheryl Dillin, told News Center 7’s Malik Perkins on Tuesday.
Stuffed in paper to make the gun fit? :shock: If this were not so tragic it would almost be comical.

For all of the people out there who are new to CC, or are thinking about it. If you don't have a holster that properly secures you weapon, or can't afford one, DON"T CARRY IT.
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Post by puma guy » Thu May 31, 2018 5:49 pm

Lynyrd wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 1:01 pm
This may be the worst, and dumbest mistake I've ever heard of in regards to CC.

Stuffed in paper to make the gun fit? :shock: If this were not so tragic it would almost be comical.
Maybe it was toilet paper in the event there was none available. Kinda using the holster for double doody!
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Post by Soccerdad1995 » Thu May 31, 2018 5:56 pm

My mom used to have us put tissue paper in our shoes since she would buy them one size too big so we didn't grow out of them as quickly. A holster is not a kid's shoe.
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Post by Grundy1133 » Thu May 31, 2018 7:04 pm

fitted kydex holsters are a dime a dozen... actually more like $15-$80 depending on who you buy from... but you can get a cheap holster that fits your gun easy peasy. no need to make shift one.... lol at least the headline wasn't "Man who was stuffing holster with tissue to make gun look bigger, accidentally shoots self in the bathroom."
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Thu May 31, 2018 10:44 pm

That’s not even remotely the dumbest I’ve seen. It gets better when they do that during the commission of a crime ....... and they got caught and brought to your ER for treatment ....... and then you get to listen to some pretty wild stories trying to explain how it happened.

Him: “I fell down and was on my back, man, and Esse reach down like this (pantomimes holding a pistol sideways, parallel to the ground) and SHOT me man! I dindu nuffin!”

Me: “‘Zat so? How do you explain the powder burns inside your jockey shorts and all over your bidness, and none on the outside of your pants?”
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Re: Maybe the dumbest mistake ever

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Post by Lynyrd » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:57 am

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Thu May 31, 2018 10:44 pm
That’s not even remotely the dumbest I’ve seen. It gets better when they do that during the commission of a crime .......
Okay, I'll have to agree with your statement. I should have added context. This was a bad mistake for someone who was trying to do right and just carry a gun legally for protection. I still just can't fathom the lack of red flags going off in the head of someone who would stuff a holster with paper to make the gun fit better.
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Post by surprise_i'm_armed » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:16 pm

Well, I can recall one about as stupid as the above anecdotes:

Remember the NYC athlete who went to a club and was trying to carry
his <Glock?> in his sweatpants, with no holster?

As the gun was slipping down he tried to catch it and ending up
hitting the trigger and shooting himself. Then was arrested under
NYC's strict laws.

That's what I remember....correct me or add additional details if you know 'em.

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Post by Allons » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:25 pm

surprise_i'm_armed wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:16 pm
Well, I can recall one about as stupid as the above anecdotes:

Remember the NYC athlete who went to a club and was trying to carry
his <Glock?> in his sweatpants, with no holster?

As the gun was slipping down he tried to catch it and ending up
hitting the trigger and shooting himself. Then was arrested under
NYC's strict laws.

That's what I remember....correct me or add additional details if you know 'em.

SIA

Yup, happened just like that Plaxico Burress was the athlete. Did time for it as well.
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