Local news reports on what we predicted.
Wake County's district attorney says he can find nothing to indicate laws were broken in an accidental shooting at a gun show.
District Attorney Colon Willoughby said Tuesday that no charges will be filed against 36-year-old Gary Lynn Wilson of Wilmington.
State Fairgrounds Police Chief Joel Keith said a 12-gauge shotgun discharged while its owner removed it from its case at a security checkpoint at the Dixie Gun and Knife Show last Saturday. A retired sheriff's deputy and two bystanders were hurt.Gun rights fanatics love to accuse us of "fearing inanimate objects" or "blaming the gun," but when it serves their purpose of treating gun negligence nonchalantly, they don't mind blaming the gun one bit themselves. Case in point: "a 12-gauge shotgun discharged." What's your opinion? Please leave a comment.
Wilson brought the weapon to the show to find a private buyer.
The shooting prompted organizers to close for the rest of the day, but the show reopened Sunday without private gun sales.
It was one of three accidental shootings at gun shows across the U.S. last Saturday.