Man Fatally Shoots Himself While Teaching Gun Safety To Girlfriend

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February 24, 2014 5:15 p.m.

A Michigan man fatally shot himself in the head while he was teaching his girlfriend gun safety, according to The Detroit Free Press.

The man shot himself Sunday in his home in Independence Township, according to The Oakland County sheriff’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene according to the Detroit newspaper.

Police said that the man, whose name was not released, had been trying to show his girlfriend gun safety with three pistols. He put the first two guns to his head and pulled the trigger. When the man pulled the trigger on the third pistol the gun went off.

The man’s girlfriend said he had been drinking throughout the day while he was showing her the guns.

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This post was updated.

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