Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

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Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Grayskies on Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:38 pm

Man shoots himself while trying on new holster
A lakes area man shot himself in the leg while trying on a new holster, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported.

https://www.brainerddispatch.com/news/4 ... ew-holster

A very short and lacking in information story, hope he is ok tho.
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Rip Van Winkle on Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:08 pm

Anyone wanna bet he was practicing his quick-draw? :?
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Sorcerer on Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:49 pm

Booger hook in the trigger guard while holster it will cause a bang. A person may buy a fits all nylon holster and that in it self can/ has gotten caught in trigger guards and resulted in a ND. Always test a new holster with a unloaded firearm just to be safe Incase parts get inside the trigger guard. If you have to force the firearm in it should be a very big red flag.
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Grayskies on Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:23 pm

I guess the best thing that happened was he only shot himself and not anyone else. :|
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Holland&Holland on Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:49 pm

That will ruin your day fast.
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Jackpine Savage on Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:41 am

Flown to the hospital. That doesn't sound good.
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby Sorcerer on Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:45 am

Let’s hope he wasn’t trying out a smart carry. :o
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby yukonjasper on Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:19 am

:o :( :shock:
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Re: Man shoots himself while trying on new holster

Postby smurfman on Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:34 pm

Odds are the patient was flown to a Level III trauma hospital for emergency reconstructive surgery, something not available in most Minnesota hospitals. Aircraft are commonly used for transport as they can be easier on the patient due to fewer road bumps and for time as the sooner the corrective actions can be taken the better the outcome. Also, depending on local staffing and policies, using a helicopter for a long transport leaves a land based ambulance available for the other, more mundane calls that regularly occur.
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