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#3466141 - 08/27/14 09:38 AM 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi
L_Sludger Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2433
Loc: Ohio
I will never understand the mentality of some parents.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/us/article/Gi...-hc-nationworld

So someone thought it would be a good idea to take their nine year old girl out try shooting an automatic weapon. Disaster strikes.

What are some people thinking? I understand wanting to teach shooting sports to someone young, maybe very closely supervised with a long rifle or something. A select fire weapon handed to a child without the motor control or executive command to withstand muzzle rise at automatic rates of fire is criminally negligent.
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#3466150 - 08/27/14 09:46 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
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Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 6318
Loc: New England
Sad stuff.

Ruin a 9 year old for life with parents stupidity and sadly the gun instructor idiocy.

Wait what about the right to bear arms???? Forefathers were thinking of this kind of stuff when they drew up the constitution. Btw I see no issue with owning guns etc personally. Just naive parents and what really happens with firearms/children.

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#3466151 - 08/27/14 09:47 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 7749
Loc: Barberton,Ohio
uh common sense appears to be uncommon nowadays.

I was shooting pellet at age 7 and .22LR at 10

.22lr/mag pistols at 12, larger caliber rifles and muzzle loaders followed.

never any problems.

Who the heck teaches full-auto uzi to a 9 year old .... ugh.

now watch all the anti-gun people try to make this more than it is.

I feel bad for the girl.. but the guy who died is almost Darwinism...


Edited by Rand (08/27/14 09:50 AM)
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#3466173 - 08/27/14 10:13 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
Blaze Offline


Registered: 12/31/10
Posts: 940
Loc: Washington State (East)
People never learn...this has happened before with a kid and full auto short barreled gun and just recently too. The instructor should have been up to date on that accident.

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#3466181 - 08/27/14 10:20 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
Smokescreen Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
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Loc: Alberta, Canada
+1 Rand.

I am not anti-gun for sure, but like anything in life step by step understanding and learning coinciding with small increases in responsibility and understanding of actions fosters greater responsibility.

This should have never happened. A 9 year old while competent with many things, lacks the fine motor skills and understanding of the consequences of handling a deadly firearm. It is simply not needed, a full auto even more so.

Its like handing the keys to a Viper to a 9 year old who can barely keep it together on a pedal bike. duh



Edited by Smokescreen (08/27/14 10:22 AM)
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#3466209 - 08/27/14 10:42 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
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Anybody who feels the need to teach a nine year old how to shoot an Uzi is a complete idiot!
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#3466214 - 08/27/14 10:46 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: Rand]
L_Sludger Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2433
Loc: Ohio
Originally Posted By: Rand

now watch all the anti-gun people try to make this more than it is.

Yeah, Bloomtoad, his rich gun grabbing billionaire friends and Fineswine and the brady bunch are having a field day with this. it's news even more important than ISIS and Ukraine.
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#3466230 - 08/27/14 11:00 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
Eddie Offline


Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 6754
Loc: Florida, Cape Coral
I understand people wanting to teach hand gum safety and how to shoot but, an automatice Uzy is just nuts.
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#3466238 - 08/27/14 11:08 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
JerryBob Offline


Registered: 04/11/13
Posts: 481
Loc: Washington, DC
Reminiscent of Adam Lanza's mother thinking that guns would be a good outlet for her troubled son. Also reminiscent of that big talking phony, Chris Kyle, who thought that taking someone with PTSD out to a range was a good idea.
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#3466242 - 08/27/14 11:10 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
LT4 Vette Offline


Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 12493
Loc: USA
Very sad, but he should of never of let her shoot an Uzi.

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#3466264 - 08/27/14 11:29 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
Nate1979 Offline


Registered: 04/08/13
Posts: 532
Loc: Portland, OR
Parents should be held responsible and I bet will at a minimum face civil suit by the killed persons family.
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#3466270 - 08/27/14 11:37 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
clarkflower Offline


Registered: 12/27/11
Posts: 443
Loc: So Calif
I blame the instructor too. I have a instructor instrument airplane (CFII) and multi-engine instructor. If you can't safely do the job...do you still do it

Originally Posted By: L_Sludger
I will never understand the mentality of some parents.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/us/article/Gi...-hc-nationworld

So someone thought it would be a good idea to take their nine year old girl out try shooting an automatic weapon. Disaster strikes.

What are some people thinking? I understand wanting to teach shooting sports to someone young, maybe very closely supervised with a long rifle or something. A select fire weapon handed to a child without the motor control or executive command to withstand muzzle rise at automatic rates of fire is criminally negligent.
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#3466278 - 08/27/14 11:43 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: Blaze]
Apollo14 Offline


Registered: 08/18/14
Posts: 755
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: Blaze
People never learn...this has happened before with a kid and full auto short barreled gun and just recently too. The instructor should have been up to date on that accident.


The instructor needs prior incidents to educate him that recoil of an automatic weapon in the hands of a nine year old is dangerous? Then he shouldn't be an instructor. Nor a gun owner.

More and more people are incapable of predicting outcomes and oblivious to consequences because they are obsessed about their freedoms.

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#3466294 - 08/27/14 11:57 AM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
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Registered: 04/15/10
Posts: 1282
Loc: Atlanta,GA
The Darwin Award goes to....the deceased.
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#3466296 - 08/27/14 12:00 PM Re: 9 year old kid kills gun instructor with auto Uzi [Re: L_Sludger]
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Registered: 04/15/10
Posts: 1282
Loc: Atlanta,GA
Originally Posted By: L_Sludger
Originally Posted By: Rand

now watch all the anti-gun people try to make this more than it is.

Yeah, Bloomtoad, his rich gun grabbing billionaire friends and Fineswine and the brady bunch are having a field day with this. it's news even more important than ISIS and Ukraine.


Boils down to whether you believe stupid need The State to protect them.
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