TX: Houston man accidentally shot in the head at 2:30 am

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TX: Houston man accidentally shot in the head at 2:30 am

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Post by philip964 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:34 am

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texa ... 797263.php

Playing with a gun in a car, accidentally went off. They thought it was unloaded.

I find it interesting that the odds of a gun going off accidentally, seem to increase as it is pointed at someones head.

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Post by SQLGeek » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:39 am

I saw the video. Sure looked intentional to me.

I wouldn't be surprised if the woman who pulled the trigger ends up getting charged.
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Post by flechero » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:31 am

philip964 wrote:I find it interesting that the odds of a gun going off accidentally, seem to increase as it is pointed at someones head.
More ironic is that loaded guns rarely go off... you have to actually try to get those to fire- with intentional 5-9 lbs of pressure applied directly to the trigger in a straight rearward fashion. :shock:

This is just another reason why my unloaded guns are stored in the safe. (sarcasm off)


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Post by flechero » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:39 am

SQLGeek wrote:I saw the video. Sure looked intentional to me.

I wouldn't be surprised if the woman who pulled the trigger ends up getting charged.
WOW!! :shock: :shock: :shock: I just watched it... she pulled the trigger several times and then right before aiming at his head, she racked the slide! he said "your making me nervous" and then BANG- she shot him.

I'll actually be shocked if she isn't charged...

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Post by Pawpaw » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:23 pm

Where are you guys seeing the video?
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Post by puma guy » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:27 pm

Pawpaw wrote:Where are you guys seeing the video?
I'd like to know, too. I haven't found any.
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Post by SQLGeek » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:59 pm

Was posted in another forum. It was on youtube but don't think it still is. It shows everything so it is pretty graphic.
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Post by Pawpaw » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:11 pm

OK. I found it on youtube, but I'm not going to post the link here. I agree, it looks like pure murder.

Edit: That user's video was removed.
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Post by Keith B » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:39 pm

Thank you guys for not posting the video or link. It is very graphic and contains profanity. As stated, members can easily find it on Youtube if they are so inclined to view it.
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Post by PriestTheRunner » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:48 pm

I could see criminal negligence.
Similar to the bondswoman in OK, it the DA goes for something too high, they'll get off.
But, man are they dumb.

Also, is there any chance that he will survive that. I know the article says listed in critical condition, but unless the round deflected towards the outside of the skull, I don't see how that is survivable...

What a shame.

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:49 pm

She pulled the trigger on an empty chamber, racked the slide, pointed it at the man’s head and pulled the trigger. Not an accident.
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Post by dlh » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:04 pm

Stupid is as stupid does.
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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:38 pm

That appears to be either Manslaughter (TPC §19.04) or Criminally Negligent Homicide (TPC §19.05). Depending upon the underlying circumstances, I could see a murder charge being filed (TPC §19.02).

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Post by RoyGBiv » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:26 pm

The video is still on YT and other places... I started to watch it, but thought better when she picked up the gun.

Too much stupid for words.
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Post by TreyHouston » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:30 pm

RoyGBiv wrote:The video is still on YT and other places... I started to watch it, but thought better when she picked up the gun.

Too much stupid for words.

Lol! I DID THE SAME THING!!! She racked the slide and i put the phone down until the video was over! Ive seen too much of that enough said, I got the point!
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