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Accidental Shooting of ND Man by Himself - No Charges

Posted on the 16 May 2012 by Mikeb302000
The Daily News reports

A Christine, N.D., man was transported to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Cory Robertsdahl, 48, Christine, was transported to Essentia Health in Fargo by family members after he accidentally shot himself in the right leg with a .22-caliber weapon. According to the press release, his injury was believed to be non-life threatening. He remains at the hospital at this time, said investigating officer Steve Gjerdevig, Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

This incident remains under investigation by the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.
What's your opinion? Is there a fundamental difference between this type of negligence and that which results in someone getting killed or seriously injured? No, there isn't. The gravity of these incidents should not only be judged by the end result.
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