UPPER WEST SIDE, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — Conflicting reports surfaced shortly after a man negligently shot himself while waiting in line at a local Jewish deli that specializes in bagels and coffee. Some reports initially suggested he was trying to rob the place but he was not arrested for attempted robbery.
However, this is New York City. Add to that, he was homeless with nine prior convictions mostly related to drug possession. He shouldn’t have had a gun in the first place but apparently he found a way. Ironically, law-abiding citizens in New York City would be hard pressed to do the same.
According to DNAinfo, the guy shot himself when he adjusted the handgun in his waistband. If he had done a little market research prior to slinging a “found” handgun, he may have considered investing in an inside the waistband concealed carry holster with decent retention. That would have effectively stopped his gun from going off.
Too little, too late. The homeless man dropped his bagel and coffee and ran off, leaving a trail of blood behind him. NYPD was fast behind him, using bloodhounds to track his location. He checked himself into a nearby hospital before …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation