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    Blade is offline Junior Member HGF Gold Member
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    Another oooops in the news

    An airport police officer at St. Louis International Airport shot himself in the hand today. According to the news story, he was attempting to clear his gun before cleaning it, when it went off, striking him in the hand. They said he was an 18 year veteran on the force.

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    18 yr vet.....probably got the "it cant happen to me" mentality from his years on the force, getting complacent can be a killer

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    ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – An officer accidentally shot himself in the hand in a parking garage at Lambert International Airport on Thursday afternoon.The 18-year veteran officer was unloading his gun to clean it when the shot was fired in Terminal 1 at the airport. The officer is at a nearby hospital in stable condition and will likely need surgery.

    Couldn't he wait to get home, or at the department to clean it? Or better yet, clean it before he goes on duty? Sounds awful glocky to me?

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    Poor guy screwed up big. Keep finger off trigger.
    The hand is very delicate and complex. I hope he can get back function.

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    berettabone is offline Banned
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    Glocky.....that's a good one...or a bad one, depending on how you look at it......

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