2nd Amendment to the Constitution of The United States of America

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

"I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."
- George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Woman apparently commits suicide at Central Ohio shooting range

from the Columbus Dispatch,

Woman dies after shooting herself at shooting range
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 2:13 PM
Updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 02:46 PM
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH

A 24-year-old woman is dead after shooting herself at the New Albany Shooting Range this afternoon, a Franklin County sheriff's officer said.

The woman, who has not been identified, watched a first-time shooters video, then fired rounds with an instructor, Sgt. Bill Duffer said.

She was left alone and fired a few more rounds, he said. Then, according to video and witnesses, she pointed the 9 mm handgun at her chest and pulled the trigger.

She was taken to Mount Carmel St. Ann's hospital.

The call to the range, at 10299 Johnstown Rd., came about 12:30 p.m.





I have shot at this range a couple of times. A nice place that is frequented by quite a few LEO's from around the area on a regular basis. Seems like the woman meant to do herself harm. The safety film is required of all new shooters and anyone not a club member. Seems like she at least took the time to make sure she could "safely" kill herself without endangering others. I honestly feel sorry for her, the anguish she must have felt in order to commit such a premeditated act. I also feel for the ranges owners, they obviously did everything within their power to ensure safety on the range but will somehow be blamed for this I am sure.

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