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Police: Man accidentally fired during gun rights discussion

Nov. 14, 2013 at 4:01 PM   |   Comments

WILKESBORO, N.C., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Police in North Carolina said they are searching for a man whose gun accidentally fired during a conversation about the Second Amendment at a store.

Wilkesboro police said the unidentified man was engaged in a discussion about the Second Amendment and gun rights at the GNC store Tuesday evening when he took out his gun to show an employee and accidentally fired off a round into a printer, WFMY-TV, Greensboro, reported Thursday.

The employee told police the man said he "could not go down for this" and fled the store.

Police are asking members of the public to come forward with any information about the incident.

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