GUN Dont play catch with loaded handguns

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  1. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Man accidentally killed by friend on camping trip
    Tony Bridges, Florida Freedom Newspapers
    Tuesday November 13th, 2007
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    Two longtime friends from Panama City Beach, on a weekend camping trip to Gulf County, accidentally set off a pistol Saturday, killing one and wounding the other.

    Jayson Decker, 31, died at the campsite. James Cook was treated and released from a local hospital.

    Gulf County Sheriff Joe Nugent said the men had set up camp on the bank of the White City Canal earlier in the day. At about sundown, Decker picked up a loaded 9 mm pistol and tossed it to Cook.

    Cook caught it, and the gun fired. A single bullet passed through his left hand and struck Decker in the head, killing him. Cook ran to a nearby boat ramp to call for help, Nugent said.

    Deputies called a crime scene unit from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to examine the scene. The evidence matches Cook’s account of the shooting, Nugent said.

    Nugent declined to provide other details about the shooting.

    “We’re still investigating all that,” he said. Robert Decker, Jayson Decker’s father, said Monday the gun did not belong to his son or Cook. They might have taken it along to test fire it as a favor for an acquaintance, he said. Cook could not be reached for comment.

    Decker’s father said the two men had been close friends for several years and worked together in the maintenance department at the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort on Front Beach Road. They also lived next to each other in trailers in the Lagoon Oaks neighborhood.

    “(Jayson) was well-loved by his family and friends,” Decker said. “He enjoyed life and loved hunting, fishing, motorcycles and fast cars.”

    He said Cook is distraught over the shooting. “It’s devastating to me and my family, and it’s devastating to him as well because he has to live with this the rest of his life,” he said.

    Jayson Decker leaves behind an 11-year-old son, Joel.
     
  2. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    :rofl: i was cracking up before i even opened this thread. time to read...
     
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    Darwin approves
     
  4. Paul Revere

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    :eek4:
    :sad2: that sucks but they were fucking stupid :dunno:
     
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    I'm guessing his son will be stupid as well.
    Dumbshit is a dominant trait.
     
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    2 for 1 deal.
     
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    GTP New Member

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    But man, that sucks, your buddy tosses you a gun and next thing you know he's dead and you have a hole in your hand, all not your fault (unless you would be quick-thinking enough to not catch something dangerous thrown at you in a split second).
     
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    That's a shit situation, I honestly think if I had been him I would have tried to of caught the gun.
     
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    Yeah but even side stepping it could still get you shot.
     
  10. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    it was probably a glock, and the guy who threw it was trying to use it as a grenade. man, his plan really backfired.
     
  11. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Wait, what? :ugh:
     
  12. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    i was trying to make a joke that the guy who threw the gun was trying to use his glock as a grenade (as in kB) and his plan backfired.

    i guess it wasnt that funny :dunno:
     
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    so 9mm CAN take down a human? I thought .50 bmg was the smallest caliber you should ccw...
     
  14. Paul Revere

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    :ugh: i dont think ive seen a more blatant troll since lightspeed
     
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    wow, your interpretation skills are excellent :ugh2:

    you probably argue with your doctor :ugh:
     
  16. Paul Revere

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    just stop.
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I love it when my ignore list is borne out time and again.

    I think more people should play catch with speeding bullets :x:
     
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    i hope someone throws you a loaded gun soon :x:
     
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  21. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Kinda what I figured. :o
     
  22. McCroskey

    McCroskey Jonny, what can you make out of this? OT Supporter

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    Some people seem to lack that voice that says "I wouldn't do that shit if I
    were you" it seems.
     
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    Emfuser Nuclear Moderator Super Moderator

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    State your intentions in this forum. You stink of troll.
     
  24. KNYTE

    KNYTE I'm Not Kidding.

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    Rule Number 5: NEVER under any circumstance try to catch a gun.

    If your gun is so fragile that you're afraid a drop will set it off or damage it you should replace it immediately. If you're trying to catch a gun for any other reason (ie because you were tossing it around) you're very literally taking your own life in your clumsy hands.
     

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