Kentucky Police Officer Accidentally Shoots His Mother During Church

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Huh.

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.

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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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