Man Accidentally Shoots Himself Right After Gun Safety Class

Editorial use onlyClose up of new Glock 17 pistol. UK Armed Forces Issued New Glock 17 Handguns - 09 Jan 2013 The MOD has signed a GBP 9m contract to provide the Armed Forces with more than 25,000 new Glock sidearm... Editorial use onlyClose up of new Glock 17 pistol. UK Armed Forces Issued New Glock 17 Handguns - 09 Jan 2013 The MOD has signed a GBP 9m contract to provide the Armed Forces with more than 25,000 new Glock sidearms. Personnel across all three Services will begin to recieve the new Glock 17s in the coming weeks and troops deployed to Afghanistan will be among the first to use the new weapon. The Glock pistol will replace the Browning which after being used by the Armed Forces for more than 40 years. (Rex Features via AP Images) MORE LESS
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A Florida man accidentally shot himself in the leg this week after leaving a firearms safety class.

According to the Palm Beach Post, police said the man was found in the bed of his pickup truck suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

The man told police that he has been “manipulating” the slide of his Glock 17 handgun after he’d left the safety class when the gun went off.

The man, according to the Post, was first treated at the scene and then taken to a hospital.

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