Kentucky Police Officer Accidentally Shoots His Mother During Church



A police officer was attending a wedding at a Kentucky church when the unthinkable happened: he shot his own mother.

Luckily, she survived and is said to be in stable condition. But what happened?

The officer, 32-year-old Cory Golightly, was adjusting his jacket when his firearm fell onto the ground. During the fall, and even being inside a holster, the firearm discharged.

The firearm was a .38 caliber revolver, and must have hit the ground just right for it to go off like it did.

The only thing that I’ll say about this incident is this: You should know your carry setup inside and out. If you make a certain move, you should know what your firearm will do in response to that move. There is no margin of error while carrying.

About the Author

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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