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What's your opinion? Is poor and irresponsible gun handling a bit more commonplace than the gun-rights advocates like to admit?Police say they believe 36-year old Michael Jerome Moore accidentally shot himself in the stomach while handling a semi-automatic firearm. A friend took Moore to Okaloosa Medical Center where he later died.
Authorities originally received conflicting information suggesting someone else may have pulled the trigger.Police were first looking at this case as a possible criminal investigation, but after collecting evidence and witness statements, they now believe Moore accidentally shot himself. The entire incident is still under investigation.
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