AND Point it toward a safe backdrop or berm or equivalent. AND just be careful and treat a pistol with the respect all weapons require.
This story just cries out for more details. Electrical tape? Around the slide?? This kind of stuff gives negligent discharges a bad name.
Man shoots self in leg with found gun.
A Fort Wayne man was taken to a hospital in serious condition late Thursday after he accidentally shot himself in the leg with a gun he said he found in his front yard, a report said.