Employee Accidentally Shoots Self at NRA Headquarters

The 46-year-old's gun went off during firearm training
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2017 7:40 PM CDT
NRA Employee Accidentally Shoots Self During Training
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An NRA employee was hospitalized Thursday after accidentally shooting himself during firearms training at NRA headquarters in Virginia, NBC Washington reports. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the 46-year-old man was holstering his pistol when it fired. He suffered a minor injury to his lower body. Officers discussed the incident with the attorney's office, and no charges are expected to be filed. (More accidental discharge stories.)

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