Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Man shoots himself practicing quick draw in gun class

 Springfield, Missouri - A southern Missouri sheriff and several weapons experts are examining the safety of classes required to obtain a concealed weapons permit after the accidental shooting death of a man during the class. Glenn Seymour, 63, accidentally shot himself in the chest in Douglas County while trying an advanced firing technique with a weapon he wasn’t familiar with using. Seymour was right-handed, but was practicing drawing a semiautomatic 9 mm handgun with his left hand, taking the safety off and shooting. Paul Richard Williams, who was teaching the class, called Seymour’s death a “tragic accident.”  More…

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