Monday, April 25, 2011

Quran-burning Florida preacher unintentionally fires gun in Michigan parking lot

59-year-old Terry Jones, the minister of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida was in Michigan trying to put together an anti-Muslim rally. Jones gained national recognition for threatening to burn the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. Last month his church held a mock trial, declared the Muslim text guilty of crimes, and burned a copy of the holy book.
Jones was getting in the passenger side of his car after giving an interview at a Southfield, Michigan television studio, when his .40-caliber Taurus handgun unintentionally discharged. According to a police spokesperson, "Officers heard a gunshot, approached the vehicle, asked Mr. Jones is he was okay. He was, and they also observed he had a gun in his hand."
Both Jones and his driver had guns on them. They both have concealed weapons permits from Florida which are recognized in Michigan. When asked about the incident Jones told reporters that he had been up since 4:30 a.m. and firing his gun was "an accident."
Ohh shoot.


Unknown said...

He said he never ever leaves the safety off.

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