"I just think it's sad all the way around because he was a good man, and he never caused any trouble that I knew of," said Dusty Minnis.
Deputies have a message they hope will keep you safe.
"Use caution on where your weapons are pointed when you're fooling with it, a weapon like he had has to be cocked, I would make sure it wasn't cocked," said Detective Scotty Wiggins.
Friday, June 6, 2014
Today in Gun Nutty USA
Our latest installment just about takes the cake: Tennessee man accidentally shoots and kills--himself--while driving. Gun in trousers were off, got hit in thigh, bled to death. Too bad, but better him than the usual--a little kid or neighbor.
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