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Gun Cleaning, oops

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Joe Potosky, Sep 10, 2012.

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  1. Joe Potosky

    Joe Potosky Well-Known Member

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    Police: Michael Smeriglio accidentally shoots off his penis and testicle; friend arrested on drug charge

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida -- A teenager is recovering after
    police say he shot himself in the penis and testicle while cleaning a gun he just bought.

    It happened Thursday morning at a home on the 200 block of Verada Street in Port St. Lucie.

    Police say 18-year-old Michael Smeriglio first lied to police saying someone shot him while he was walking down the street. After being questioned by police he admitted to accidentally doing it himself.

    Doctors say the bullet went through his penis, his left testicle and then lodged itself in his thigh.

    Smeriglio told police he bought the gun last month at a party.

    While police were investigating at the home where it happened, they discovered marijuana in the house. That led to the arrest of the homeowner Joseph Lamar James, 22, on drug charges.
     
  2. PatMiles

    PatMiles Well-Known Member

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    Oh well, hopefully his injuries will stop his ability to pro-create another moron of his ilk.

    Pat
     
  3. Claydotter

    Claydotter Active Member

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    Why is everyone always "Cleaning" loaded guns?
     
  4. erock_germany

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    True prodigy at work here. The procreation thing here is a good question. The other question is how long will it take until this guy is living on taxpayers money and/or in the big house...
     
  5. 635 G

    635 G Well-Known Member

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    Guess he's gonna sue the gun manufacture for not having a warning decal, anyway he's a candidate for a sex change operation, he did the hard part himself.

    PhilBerkowitz
     
  6. Ray Collins

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    Social Darwinism at work...


    Doc
     
  7. Hauxfan

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    It sounds like he could be "Top Ten" Darwin award winner.


    Hauxfan!
     
  8. Russ-in-Pa

    Russ-in-Pa Well-Known Member

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    In that situation I think people say "cleaning" instead of "playing with". It makes them sound more responsible.
     
  9. 391 shooter

    391 shooter Well-Known Member

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    BS he was cleaning it, he was acting like an idiot for his buddies and blew it off.

    Note the line, he bought it at a party.
     
  10. Haskins Bill

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    Is the f$$$$r in jail for being 18 and having a handgun??? Last time I looked you had to be 21 to own a handgun!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  11. MDMike

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    Good point Haskins Bill.....
     
  12. wayneo

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    I believe in Flordia, and most states, if you are 18, you are allowed to own and purchase a handgun from a person to person sale, if you both live in the state. You only have to be 21 years old if you are buying from an FFl. Correct me if I'm wrong.

    Wayne
     
  13. kiv-c

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    In this kid's case it wouldn't make any difference how old he is, he'd still be an idiot at any age!
     
  14. DecalDude

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    Bet he wont do it again!
     
  15. pyrdek

    pyrdek Well-Known Member

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    Always said that a gun can be used to stop a rape. This one just stopped any potential rape before it began!
     
  16. Stl Flyn

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    Phil,

    At that age, that part is almost always hard. LOL
     
  17. schneep

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    Not hard anymore!!
     
  18. rivercityjeff

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    Guess he'll be paying for that porting job for a long time.
     
  19. timberfaller

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    Here is the winner! Sad so sad rules aren't followed!!



    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/15/former-west-point-football-player-dies-in-accidental-shooting-at-connecticut/?test=latestnews


    You'll have to copy and paste the URL
     
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