Skip to comments.Students dodge bullets near Utah Lake
Posted on 02/18/2012 8:09:54 AM PST by marktwain
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This whole article is silly. I have shot along this stretch of the lake several times. This is a big lake and the road runs along the lake for miles. The road is 100’s of yards or more away from the shore. The hills where people shoot are 100’s of yards or more past the road. I doubt any bullets got close to the kids. The highly doubt the shooters or the kids could even see each other if they wanted to.
People drown in the lake every year but I have never heard of a gun death or gun accident in that area. No utah lake shooting accidents came up on google either.
This would be like living in LA and hitting the floor every time you heard gun shots.
And one of the students was texting, while "taking fire?"
Quick, pass some new laws to protect us..........
It brings to mind an absolutely unnecessary tragedy in Northern Ontario. It was up near Batchewana Bay, about 45 miles north of Sault Ste Marie. Three kids were playing on a fallen tree trunk the other side of a small lake. A family friend was a man whose nick name was Duffy.
He was taking shots with his rifle about 100 feet from the kids to sort of scare them. A bullet flew off the surface of the lake and killed a 12 year old boy. The Ontario Provincial Police carried out tests to validate or not, his story. The sharp shooter for the force found that the bullets would speed off the water. The man got seven years jail. His appeal was turned down. This was about 12 years ago.
My reaction exactly.
I think we’ve got an anti-gun nut teaching this class.
Not when driving a Plymouth . . .
Calling in air support...
I actually recall this case. Wow. Forgot all about it.
I certainly do not wish to carry on and over emphasize the point. This certainly does not bring any positive result, re education. I would like to mention prior lack of information can ruin lives.
The "Jet Skis" in use on lakes for recreation lacked safety rules. They were sold willy nilly. Persons drove close to swimmers and canoe users, jokingly trying to splash or scare them. Several fatalities occurred, because of the wide turn needed.
I have no quarrel with conscientious users of fire arms.