Don't you love the way they downplay the responsibility of the shooter in these cases? The pro gun voices are always crying about how biased the media is against them, yet we always have quotes like this, "As Fuchs worked to un-jam the weapon, it discharged."A range master for the city’s municipal shooting range shot himself in the hand Saturday while trying to unjam a pistol Saturday.
A shooter was having trouble with a small caliber pistol when he called range master Carl Fuchs over for some assistance.
As Fuchs worked to un-jam the weapon, it discharged, Texas City police Chief Robert Burby said.
The bullet struck Fuchs in the left thumb and exited his wrist. He was taken by ground ambulance to the University of Texas Medical Branch’s John Sealy Hospital.
The accidental shooting will prompt a review of the gun range’s safety procedures, Mayor Matt Doyle said.
Obviously, what the police chief could have said, if he weren't trying to be a spin doctor for gun rights, is "the idiot pointed the gun at his thumb and pulled the trigger."
What's your opinion? Aside from the sick irony of a supposed expert doing something like this, what do you think?
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