He was probably playing with it because he had always wanted to see/touch a gun but was never taught because his parents "knew" guns were evil and didn't want to "expose" him to them but neglected to realize that the odds are at some point he's going to be in a position to handle one.janedoedad said:Is laughter inappropriate in this instance?
Probably not, stupidity kills. I think the Darwin crowd wins this one.
Seriously though; Why was this young person not taught the "Four Rules" at some point in his now ended lifetime? These should be taught right up up there with "Cover a cough" "Wash your hands" and "No Glove, no love".
Sorry for the family. But, Your Son, Nephew, Cousin, died because he was stupid and uninformed. Stupidity with firearms can and will kill you.