May 7, 2015 9:00 pm -


According to police, two Utah Valley University students were injured in an “accidental” shooting just before their gun safety class began. The 23-year-old unintentional shooter went to the first day of his firearms training class early, then shot a 25-year-old classmate while showing off his new handgun. The bullet grazed the victim’s chest and he underwent…


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14 responses to Student Accidentally Shot In Gun Safety Class

  1. FatRat May 7th, 2015 at 9:16 pm

    Bob Marley – I Shot The Sheriff

  2. burqa May 7th, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Stories like this crack me up. On the lighter side, all one needs is the headline, y’know? The text of the article is almost superfluous, even if it is explainable.

    Bu-ut, I guess I may as well pump the brakes on the chuckling comment on what happened.
    It was the first day of class and these guys were outside, waiting for the class to begin. One thing we can draw from this is the pistol-owner certainly needs this class (presuming it is a good one).

  3. oldfart May 8th, 2015 at 1:04 am

    might as well make these two partners now…
    …car fifty four where are you ?…

  4. Warman1138 May 8th, 2015 at 4:21 am

    Ironic idiots……” Duh, I think I’ll pull the trigger to see if it’s loaded. Duh. ”

  5. Larry Schmitt May 8th, 2015 at 7:13 am

    Tough decision for the committee this time. Who gets NRA Shooter of the Month, the Kentucky sheriff who “accidentally” shot his mother at a wedding the week before Mother’s Day, or the idiot who shot himself and a friend before a gun safety class?

    • Budda May 8th, 2015 at 8:35 am

      I’m voting for the “mother-shooting-sheriff”

      • allison1050 May 8th, 2015 at 5:27 pm

        me to

    • Ace Duncan May 8th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

      Oh, not even close. The wedding shooter.
      At least the idiots in the gun safety class had a reason to have the guns with them. I am still trying to figure out why Sheriff needed a gun at a Baptist wedding.

  6. burqa May 8th, 2015 at 9:51 am

    On second thought, I should not have commented below. Rather, I should have recused myself on account of my long history with “accidental discharges.”

    • Larry Schmitt May 8th, 2015 at 11:56 am


  7. allison1050 May 8th, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    They’ll make such wonderful pigs.

  8. Ace Duncan May 8th, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    This is why we should not allow guns. Most gun owners are too stupid to use them properly.
    The heck with the background check. We need an intelligent test before allowing someone to have a gun.