Thursday, May 15, 2008

Handgun At The Ready. Making Us All Safer.

Is it considered cowardly to shoot yourself in the back?
Jorge Espinal, 44, was drinking beer and playing poker around 3 a.m.
Sunday in his home in the 3500 block of Montague Street, when he got up from the table and walked into another room, said Fort Worth police Lt. Kenneth Dean.

“He told officers he had an itch on his back and grabbed the first
thing he could get a hold of, which was a revolver,” Lt. Dean said. “The gun
went off."

Just to be clear. The gun didn't "go off." It was fired. Probably by accident but most assuredly it was fired.
Mr. Espinal went back and told his buddies that he shot himself. “They
didn’t believe him until they saw the blood coming down his back,” Lt. Dean

At least one person has said if he'd shot himself a little further down he'd be considered a "Crack Shot."

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