Negligent discharge because of operator failure to perform proper and frequent equipment inspections.
Wear marks in the various pictures indicate this holster should have been removed from service or refitted sometime previous to this ND (discharge).
Another lucky camper.
As Sgt. Esterhaus famously said on Hill St. Blues: ” Let’s be careful out there!”
The victim says:
“What the hell was that?!?” she said. It took me a half a second to realize that my gun had just gone off…on my hip…in its holster.
My wife and I had just finished breakfast at our favorite café and got into the car.
Me being the passenger, I rotated my torso to the left to fasten my seatbelt like I always do. When I straightened again, my Glock 19 discharged, blowing a 9mm hole through my pants, underwear, the leather seat and bottom of the car’s door frame.
The bullet nicked my hip, but the wound is nothing a bandage couldn’t cover