Monday, February 6, 2012

Two unintentional shootings at two guns shows in two different states

44-year-old Bill Adams, a vendor at the Knoxville Gun & Knife Show in Tennessee was showing someone his personal concealed weapon when he unintentionally discharged the .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun shooting himself in the hand. Adams had removed the gun's magazine but had left a round in the chamber. He was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with nonlife-threatening injuries.
26-year-old Charles Lake was in the parking lot of a gun show at the Savannah, Georgia Civic Center when he shot himself in the leg while trying to load his pistol. Lake bought the handgun at the gun show the day before and had returned to buy another gun. He was taken to Memorial University Medical Center with a nonlife-threatening injury.
Both incidents are under investigation.

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