GUN Fort Lewis soldier dead after accidental shooting

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  1. TL1000RSquid

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    Originally published Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 9:59 PM
    http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2009029528_apwasoldierkilled2ndldwritethru.html
    Fort Lewis soldier dead after accidental shooting

    A Fort Lewis soldier was killed when he was accidentally shot in the head by his wife as he was teaching her how to handle a handgun.
    OLYMPIA, Wash. —

    A Fort Lewis soldier was killed when he was accidentally shot in the head by his wife as he was teaching her how to handle a handgun.

    The Thurston County coroner's office identifies the dead man as 25-year-old Eric J. Autio.

    Sheriff's Lt. Chris Mealy says deputies were called to the couple's Olympia home about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. He says Autio and his wife, also 25, had been out to dinner with friends and family and when they got home, Autio decided to teach his wife how to handle the semiautomatic handgun, which was his personal property.

    The gun discharged as she was handling the weapon.

    Mealy tells The Olympian that Autio was scheduled for deployment soon.

    Autio's wife is not facing charges, but an investigation is continuing.

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    So he was teaching her to shoot 130 in the morning? :hsugh:
     
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    i live like 10 minutes from fort lewis.
     
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    this is why we can't have nice wives








    oh wait
     
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    wait, that's not it...
     
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    got it. this is why we don't train someone how to handle a firearm when it's motherfucking LOADED

    must be some lackadaisical training these days in the Army?
     
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    maybe 20/20 should do a fucking article on the amount of incompetence in the LEO and MIL individuals who have over the years had accidents with firearms. Instead of lambasting law-abiding citizens who are supposed to rely on these people to serve and protect us.

    *not bashing LEO or MIL by any means, just making a point
     
  7. Jurisbot Esq.

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    should have went over how to clear the chamber before how to pull the trigger
     
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    maybe the lesson book had the pages out of order?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    Why the fuck would you be teaching someone how to shoot a gun at 130 in the morning, than give them a loaded weapon, and than put your head in front of the barrel.


    Darwin award right here if it wasnt really a murder :o
     
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    murder... or if not, there's so much that went wrong it's one for the Darwin awards.

    Only a fool would turn his back on his wife. What kind of moron would turn his back on his wife while she's armed!!!! :rofl:
     
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    came in late from dinner and showed her how to use the gun? either murder or drunk is my guess
     
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    I'm thinking they had a little too much to drink.
     
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    this.
     
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    Murder made to look like "gun training". Brilliant wife....
     
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    +1

    The whole teaching the wife to handle a pistol at 1:30am sounds more than a little fishy.

    If I am wrong, then I feel for the wife. Accidentally killing a loved one is a terrible thing to have to live with.
     
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    a soldier voluntarily giving up a loaded gun?

    murder + lame cover up
     
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    There's so much FAIL in this story that I don't even know where to begin. Wow... :ugh:
     

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