“A woman said she accidentally shot her boyfriend Thursday morning in Daytona Beach Shores while he was teaching her how to use a rifle, and he died a short time later,” clickorlando.com reports. The instructor in question: one Robert F. Branton. While one might wonder why anyone would want to begin firearms instruction at 12:30am with a woman in her bra and underwear, the 911 call sounds plausible enough. [Click here to listen] It’s also pretty distressing, listening to a man die and all. Hang on, what about . . .
APPLYING A TOURNIQUET? If you ask me – and you didn’t – the 911 operator should have got straight on that. Anyway, always begin any firearms instruction by discussing the four safety rules – if only to remind yourself. And to ensure that your student doesn’t shoot you. Anything less is entirely irresponsible, and potentially deadly. That is all.