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Jerry lee Lewis had an ND

Big ChiefBig Chief Posts: 32,995 Senior Member
I shamelessly got this from the Classic Arms website, one of my favorite places to buy C&R guns from.


SEPT 29th 1976
The day "The Killer" almost really was

"Jerry Lee Lewis, a Rock and Roll pioneer and arguably one of the greatest entertainers of all time, was celebrating his 41st birthday with a party in his home. After several beers had been consumed and numerous shots of Jack Daniels had been thrown back, Jerry Lee deided it would be a good time for some indoor target practice. He quickly found his .357 magnum revolver and took aim at an empty beer bottle on a table across the room.
Proving that Jerry Lee was a much better slightly intoxicated piano player, than very intoxicated marksman, the bullet failed to strike the bottle. It did however penetrate the wall and strike the chest of Jerry's Bass player Norman Owens. Many outlets reported that Jerry had shot Norman twice in the chest but in truth it was actually one bullet that caused two flesh wound as it tumbled across the front of Owens' chest. In a stroke of luck Owens had been standing sideways to the path of the bullet which skimmed his chest as it flew by and lodged into a far wall. If he fad been standing facing the wall the errent shot would have probably killed him.
Forunately Owens would fully recover from the incident however he would proceed to sue Jerry Lee for damages.
As for Jerry Lee, He was charged criminally for discharging a firearm within the city limits."
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  • DoctorWhoDoctorWho Posts: 9,496 Senior Member
    Just a part of firearms safety, guns and alkyhol don't mix.

    Armed circus Clowns are three times more likely to kill friends and family members and spectators as are unarmed circus Clowns !

    And remember !
    Clowns at the circus might be funny, but on the road, they are murder !!!!
    "There is some evil in all of us, Doctor, even you, the Valeyard is an amalgamation of the darker sides of your nature, somewhere between your twelfth and final incarnation, and I may say, you do not improve with age. Founding member of the G&A forum since 1996
  • Big Al1Big Al1 Posts: 8,814 Senior Member
    When I was stationed in Tucson, @%^ty some odd years ago. There was a lifer Ssgt that still lived in the dorm. Arizona, was and still is sort of the wild west. He had been shooting earlier in the day, so after quenching his thirst at the club he decided to clean his gun in his room, and drink some more beers. He was watching a cowboy movie and decided to assist by killing a few of the bad guys. Results, one shot up TV set and I'm sure some skid marks in his drawers!!
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Posts: 5,463 Senior Member
    At least he didn't try to say that it just went off....
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  • jbp-ohiojbp-ohio Posts: 10,942 Senior Member
    That's just one people know about (lawsuit). I'm sure there were others swept under the rug.....
    "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." Thomas Jefferson
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