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Published: Thursday, Jan. 15 2009 12:00 a.m. MST

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..... yeah right!

YOU ARE TOTALLY WRONG! Our family have always had MANY guns in our home for 'MANY GENERATIONS'. My Dad's family use to feed the family by going deer hunting. They no longer hunt for food because we have meat stores nowadays, but my family still own many guns. It's our families tradition to have and own guns. AND may I say, NOT ONCE, IN HUNDREDS OF YEARS, HAS THERE EVER BEEN A ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING IN OUR FAMILY. However, you probably know NOTHING ABOUT GUNS. Those people who buy guns and don't know what they are doing with them afterwords, and have NO TRAINING, are the ones who accidentally shoot themselves and kill others. I agree, GO to Gun training classes!


To "Brian" perfectly stated.


It gives a whole new meaning to the word "schrapnel" Too funny.

Bill from South Dakota

We need to stop feeding the trolls! Concealed carry was good, gun was decent, sounds like the problem was the holster. Spend a little green and get some good leather for your piece!

Learning is good

If you don't know how to use a gun then shut-up! Even Boy scouts are taught how to use a gun correctly. Our son helped clean out a log cabin in the mountains, that was filled with hundreds of rattlesnakes, and he was just a teenager, and he did a very fine job in getting rid of the snakes as well, so that no one was bitten. I think people need to learn more about guns so they are not so afraid of them.

The Truth

Hey goforit. Do some real unbiased research before you spout statistics that have been found to be lies over and over. YOU ARE TOTALLY 100% WRONG !!! Lookup real statistics on the Bureau of Justice web site.


Is this really the place to put arguments on here? I mean, come on! Sure, we can argue about moral rights, the latest football game and such, but over a man shooting a TOILET? Come on! It gave me a good laugh and everybody else should laugh too. It is no reason to start an argument.

Thinning of the herd

Too bad he didn't kill himself.

I hope he is not breeding.


People who have gun permits for a concealed weapon often carry a gun with them, and not intending to use the gun unless to protect themselves and their family.

This guy is in a lot of trouble if he did not have a concealed license for his gun.


It says in the story that he had a permit and no charges are being filed.

Running bear

Well, heck sakes, this is Utah--- so give the guy a break. It's not like he was trying to kill anyone.

Broken toilet

He's lucky he didn't shoot something more personal off.

At least

we now know one way to bullet plunge the toilet.....LOL!!

To Chamber or NOT

If you have a handgun WITHOUT a grip safety and you have it holstered and chambered and a strap from your coat works it's way into the trigger area and you pull on your coat then BANG !!! (this really happened to a police officer with a Glock on a range, only it was a strap from his vest)

So, if you DON'T have a grip safety then DON'T have the thing chambered.

Too many know it all's here

I continue to be amazed at how many uninformed experts out there. If you don't what your talking about just keep your mouth shut, it will help look smarter than you really are. Concealed carry with a round in the chamber is a safe and very acceptable thing. Yes a good holster needs to be used and adequate training is needed. To those that know nothing about what they are talking about (quite a few here), please keep quiet or get some real knowledge before spouting off.
Without all the facts, which we don't have no one can blame anyone. It could be negligence, a defective firearm or just a plan accident. Were all human.

Parry Stallsis

To: What a Moron 10:30 - "Having a round chambered and ready to fire in the restroom of a fast food joint is unacceptable. Who needs to have a round chambered and ready to fire???"

Dude, if you don't have one locked and loaded, what are you doing in the restroom?


I smell a cover up. Have you ever eaten two Double Guacamole Bacon Burgers for breakfast? Well I have and it's not pretty. I think the gun is being framed. My guess is some other form of weaponry caused the bowl to blow.


I am not a goose. I doubt any of the posters on here are geese. If they are, well that would be a story!

missing facts

I keep looking at the picture of the shattered bowl and wonder why there doesn't appear to be any water on the floor.

Where is the slug? What was the trajectory? My guess is they will find it going toward the floor not coming up from the floor.

Hee hee

Wow, that's the funniest thing I've seen in a long time.

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