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United Kingdom

19 September 2009

Telegraph (UK)

A police firearms instructor shot and nearly killed a former champion rifle marksman during a gun awareness training exercise after mistakenly loading a Magnum.44 revolver with live ammunition he kept in a Quality Street tin, a court heard. Pc David Micklethwaite, 52, who has admitted breaching health and safe rules, pulled the trigger while pointing it at a civilian colleague on one of his classroom courses. London's Southwark Crown Court heard the bullet hit... (

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