You see it all the time in movies and on TV. A guy grabs a handgun and slips it into his pants, held in place only by his belt. No holster involved. So-called Mexican carry is inherently dangerous. Any method of toting a handgun that doesn’t cover the trigger is asking for trouble.
Last week, and Indiana man found out why.
A 46-year-old man accidentally shot himself in genitals Thursday after a gun slipped from his waistband, police said.
Marion Police Department issued a news release via Facebook that said Mark Anthony Jones did not have a license for the Hi-Point 9mm gun he was carrying.
Here’s that news release with some excruciating details.
According to the cbs17.com report prosecutors will review the case for (a number of) possible criminal charges. But given the location of the entrance and exit wounds, some might argue that Mark Anthony Jones has already been sufficiently punished. Your thoughts?