Whatever You Do, Don’t Do . . . Bang!

In Riverdale, Utah, a police chief named Dave Hansen was showing officers how to properly (read improperly) unjam a weapon when shot himself. In the meantime, a man who waved around a gun in a road rage incident succeeded in shooting himself by mistake.

The 54-year-old sheriff was shot in the ankle and taken to a hospital for a wounded foot and ego. For the full story, click here.

In Arizona, 33-year-old David Lopez was engaged in road rage, waving his gun around when he shot himself. Now, in addition to a stomach wound, he faces possible charges for disorderly conduct, reckless display of a firearm and felony flight from police. For the full story, click here.

Back on the police front, there appears to be an increase in such shootings — often with more serious consequences to others, click here

7 thoughts on “Whatever You Do, Don’t Do . . . Bang!”

  1. Barney Fife’s gun play was never injurious. Now Dick Cheney on the other hand…

    Ban politicians! Not guns.

  2. Dang, out of 260 MILLION firearms lawfully in the hands of Americans, a couple accidents are bound to happen from time to time. Guess it is time to ban them, eh?? LOL.

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