OK, OK, I know there are some that would probably argue I have a stupid moment every time I start a post on this blog, but what am I missing?
The following appeared in my RSS reader this evening, from the:
Fort Wayne man dies after accidentally shooting himself
By Evan Goodenow of The News-Sentinel
Fort Wayne’s latest apparent homicide appears to be accidental.
Fifty-one-year-old Fort Wayne resident —— called 9-1-1 at 9:40 p.m. and said he had shot himself in the legs while cleaning his shotgun in his home at…
[…] If ruled a homicide by the Allen County Coroner’s Office, Vanderbilt would be the city’s fifth victim of a homicide this year, compared to zero homicides through Feb. 2 of last year.
I know of one other person, who happened to be an acquaintance, who died from a gunshot while cleaning his weapon at the end of last year. Â It was never ruled a homicide nor was that word ever mentioned by anyone. Â Look up homicide in the Merriam-Webster On-line Dictionary. Â It reads:Â “a person who kills another” or “a killing of one human being by another”. Â I don’t think I’ve ever read or heard a similar situation reported like this before… What am I missing?