DEA agent loses appeal over video of him accidentally shooting himself during gun safety demo

Posted: January 21st, 2012 by Militant Libertarian

Mili Note: The video in question is below. 

from AP via Washington Post

A federal agent who accidentally shot himself while lecturing children on gun safety lost his appeal Tuesday in a lawsuit over release of the video that subjected him to ridicule on the Internet and late-night talk shows.

Lee Paige sued his employer, the Drug Enforcement Administration, after video of the 2004 accident in Florida appeared in the news and went viral on the Internet. The video shows Paige shooting himself in the leg just as he displays his firearm and tells a gathering of about 50 youth and their parents, “I’m the only one in this room professional enough, that I know of, to carry this Glock 40.”

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Comments (2)

 

  1. Once again, stupidity knows no bounds.

  2. RobertELegal says:

    LOL, it never gets old.

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