By Bob Owens
A Ohio man is recovering from minor injuries after failing the “stop touching it” rule of practical concealed carry:
A man suffered minor injuries when he accidentally shot himself Tuesday at the Chick-Fil-A at Bridgewater Falls, township police said.
The 45-year-old man, whom police did not name, was pulling his pants up in the restroom at about 2 p.m. when the gun accidentally discharged and the bullet grazed his leg, said Sgt. Jim Souhrada. The man had a concealed carry license to carry the Glock pistol, which did not have a safety, he said.
Glocks actually have three internal safeties to ensure that the only thing that will cause the gun to fire is someone pulling the trigger, but apparently Ohio law enforcement officers aren’t required to know much about firearms.
There isn’t a concealed carry class requirement in any state, or a practical defensive firearms course that teaches people how to safely look out for number one when taking care of number two (and no, I don’t want to see it as a “Make Ready” video, Panteao).
That said, it’s pretty simple.
Leave the gun in the holster.
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Via:: Bearing Arms