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Gun Club’s Grand Opening Goes Wrong, Employee Accidentally Shoots Self

The Frisco Gun Club in Frisco, Texas recently celebrated its grand opening, which included an accidental shooting. reports that the $12 million dollar Frisco Gun Club opened on Dec. 13 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

However, within 24 hours an employee shot his own hand while trying to clear a jammed 9-millimeter handgun.

An ambulance was called to the scene and paramedics took the employee to a local hospital for treatment. noted CBS Dallas.

Frisco, Texas police referred all questions to the gun club.

“On the evening of Dec. 14, 2013, while assisting a member with a jammed firearm, an experienced range officer at the Frisco Gun Club slightly injured his hand when the firearm accidentally discharged while pointing downrange,” Brandon Johnson, vice president of marketing for the Frisco Gun Club, said in a statement.

“The range officer was transported to Medical Center of Plano, where he was treated and released for injuries which were not life threatening. No other patrons or staff were injured in this incident,” added Johnson.

“There was a range safety officer down range away from the public trying to clear a jam in a gun, not clean a gun,” stated Frisco Gun Club spokesperson Kelly Hunter.

The gun club’s website states, “The Frisco Gun Club is not just pure luxury… it is also a gun club designed to challenge your marksmanship skills.”

“The Frisco Gun Club’s VIP Club lounge provides a place of refuge for times when peace and solitude are warranted. Relax with fine dining from a top chef, or enjoy a cigar in our cigar lounge,” says the site.

Sources: Frisco Gun Club, CBS, Culture Map


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