Gross point blank…

October 5, 2009

An instructor aims his pistol during a shooting practice at the Academia Carioca de Tiro in Mesquita near Rio de Janeiro, October 21, 2005. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

The photo of an alleged firearms instructor pointing a pistol at the camera (and the photographer) is worse than stupid, it is outrageous.

The more so because the “instructor’s” finger is, Bog help us, on the trigger.


Although the photo was used to illustrate a story a couple of days ago, the picture itself was a file photo from 2005. Not that it would have been any smarter to take it back then, but at least we didn’t go out and shoot it last week: GBU Editor

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It’s probably not loaded…

Posted by drewbie | Report as abusive

Probably, but I don’t see how that makes any difference at all…

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

anyone think the camera might have been triggered remotely?

Posted by Paul Ruthers | Report as abusive