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To: pepsi_junkie

Isn’t shooting yourself in the chest with a shotgun almost impossible?


4 posted on 05/02/2012 12:48:50 PM PDT by BushCountry (I hope the Mayans are wrong!)
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To: BushCountry

Not if he used his big toe.


9 posted on 05/02/2012 12:59:49 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: BushCountry

Depends on the type of shotgun. One of the pistol grips might be short enough. He coulda used a string too.

I childhood friend used a shotgun and put it in his mouth.


10 posted on 05/02/2012 1:01:57 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: BushCountry

Good ole’ MSM... it’s a typo. Self inflicted handgun wound.


12 posted on 05/02/2012 1:02:47 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: BushCountry

I just tried it with my old Remington 12GA. Sit in a chair and use your toe. No problem.


13 posted on 05/02/2012 1:02:47 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: BushCountry

Not with a defender model with an 18 inch barrel.


21 posted on 05/02/2012 1:12:58 PM PDT by wolfcreek (‘closed eye’ mentality is the reason for our current reality)
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To: BushCountry

A short barrel or loooong fingers . . .


23 posted on 05/02/2012 1:14:17 PM PDT by uddaudd
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To: BushCountry
"Isn’t shooting yourself in the chest with a shotgun almost impossible?"

It would take a VERY deliberate effort. Even with a pistol grip shotgun without a stock, it wouldn't be easy. Maybe the thing had a sawed off barrel...... (OR SOMEONE SHOT HIM)....

34 posted on 05/02/2012 1:28:53 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: BushCountry; All
Another story says "handgun" which makes more sense than a shotgun.

Throughout his Chargers career, I recall he was good to the San Diego community and a first class player. I can't imagine the anguish his mother's going through.

If brain injury did cause major shifts in personality, as I've seen happen in stroke patients, I can understand why he'd want "out" before he couldn't recognize and control who he was and do so in a manner his brain could be preserved for study.

37 posted on 05/02/2012 1:32:19 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: BushCountry
Isn’t shooting yourself in the chest with a shotgun almost impossible?

My guess is he did it this way to avoid a mangled head or face at his funeral....out of consideration to his family

38 posted on 05/02/2012 1:33:38 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: BushCountry

Not really. It is not easy, but entirely possible. Has been done many times. Usually the shot is to the face though.


57 posted on 05/02/2012 2:54:16 PM PDT by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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