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2 injured when man accidentally fires rifle at gun show
Seattle Times ^

Posted on 11/03/2015 4:31:13 PM PST by RandallFlagg

GARDEN CITY, Idaho (AP) — Two men were injured at an Idaho gun show Saturday morning after a vendor from Washington state accidentally fired a rifle, Ada County Sheriff’s officials said.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Idaho; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: banglist; gunshow; idaho
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I just heard about this when I got to work.
1 posted on 11/03/2015 4:31:13 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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There is no excuse for this, the”vendor”needs to be take’n out back and beat severely.


2 posted on 11/03/2015 4:36:02 PM PST by crosdaddy
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Aren’t guns at gun shows not supposed to be loaded?

Ooops!


3 posted on 11/03/2015 4:36:25 PM PST by proxy_user
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No excuse at all. Broke several fundamental rules for safety.

Stupid, careless or both. We have a tie.


4 posted on 11/03/2015 4:39:11 PM PST by glyptol
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To: RandallFlagg

Stupid.


5 posted on 11/03/2015 4:41:42 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: RandallFlagg

Idiot.


6 posted on 11/03/2015 4:42:43 PM PST by BBell
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They should take him out and shoo . . . no, wait . . .


7 posted on 11/03/2015 4:50:56 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (...â€Ã¢â€šÂ…“!...���ï)
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I know.
The guy failed with the gun safety rules.
The guy made us all look bad.
But, these incidents are still exceedingly rare. With the numbers of gun shows all over the country every week, we’re still looking pretty good as responsible firearms owners.


8 posted on 11/03/2015 4:53:10 PM PST by RandallFlagg (With the things that are about to come to light. People might just need a little old-fashioned.)
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To: RandallFlagg

Look at the IMPORTANT story under the GS account. The one about the Chinese producing an airliner to compete with the the Boeing 737.

Praise Gaia for free trade!


9 posted on 11/03/2015 4:54:58 PM PST by Rockpile
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A 74-year-old man reportedly was securing a rifle with a plastic zip tie...when the weapon fired. The bullet went through a cardboard box, two table covers and a metal cane before striking a man holding the cane as well as a man standing nearby

Happened before the show opened, during set-up.

10 posted on 11/03/2015 5:05:57 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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More often than not the vendors ignore the rule against having loaded weapons at the gun shows. And more often than not it is one of them with an accidental discharge.


11 posted on 11/03/2015 5:07:51 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (There's a right to gay marriage in the Constitution but there is no right of an unborn baby to life.)
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To: FourPeas

Really?
I admit, I was quickly posting it.
The guy here at work told me about it, but he missed that part.
Thank you.


12 posted on 11/03/2015 5:08:11 PM PST by RandallFlagg (With the things that are about to come to light. People might just need a little old-fashioned.)
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To: FourPeas

Texas shows now require all firearms to have zip-locks through the magazines and otherwise secured. Seems anti-gunners were caught loading live rounds when looking at firearms.


13 posted on 11/03/2015 5:09:24 PM PST by rstrahan
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When I saw the words “Garden City” I immediately thought “not again”, then I noticed it was in Idaho.

My gun club in Garden City, Kansas had an annual gun show. I can’t remember the year but it was around 1986 that a lady was killed while setting up for the show. I was not there when it happened but the story was that they were going around to the various tables making sure all the guns were unloaded and secured.

When one of the guys picked up a 7mm magnum rifle, it discharged and hit the lady in the head. The club had insurance and it was one of those rare accidents but it did happen.


14 posted on 11/03/2015 5:26:35 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8:38-39, For I am persuaded.)
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To: rstrahan

Anti-gunners really are despicable.

Pain in the backside having to add another ziplock to each firearm.


15 posted on 11/03/2015 5:40:03 PM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: RandallFlagg

Ban idiots from gun shows.


16 posted on 11/03/2015 5:42:54 PM PST by bgill ( CDC site, "we still do not know exactly how people are infected with Ebola")
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To: RandallFlagg

Someone touched of a 12 gauge in the parking lot at the GS in Loveland this past weekend.

He was unloading a pump before going inside. Don’t know if it was a slam fire or if the idiot had his finger on the trigger.

Luckily the barrel was pointing up, curious where things came down.


17 posted on 11/03/2015 5:44:43 PM PST by JMJJR ( Newspeak is the official language of Oceania)
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To: RandallFlagg

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pELwCqz2JfE?rel=0&autoplay=true

This is a couple years old but has some good facts and figures on guns.


18 posted on 11/03/2015 5:47:30 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Rockpile
The one about the Chinese producing an airliner to compete with the the Boeing 737.

I don't know about you, but I avoid Chinese-made crap as much as possible...would you fly on a POS Chinese-made aircraft?

19 posted on 11/03/2015 6:02:13 PM PST by OldSmaj (obama is a worthless mohametan. Impeach his ass now!)
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Aren’t guns at gun shows not supposed to be loaded?

No; they're supposed not to be loaded.

20 posted on 11/03/2015 6:03:30 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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