World class scumbag Jose Canseco, abuser of women, and all-around douche
Former Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Jose Canseco—the first player to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in a season—is recovering from a negligent discharge:
Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
Metro police Lt. Mark Reddon says officers responded to a call of an accidental shooting shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Reddon says Canseco told police he was cleaning his gun in the kitchen when it fired, shooting a finger on his left hand. He was taken to University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
Canseco’s fiancee, Leila Knight, tweeted from his account late Tuesday night, saying he was still in surgery and would be OK.
Accidents can happen, and are far more likely when someone is careless. Here is some advice to novice shooters and gun owners. Two words you must learn to live by SAFETY CHECK! Safety checking your firearm every time you handle it is a must. Allow me an example. When I go to the range, I safety check every gun before I put it in my bag. I load the mags, lock the slide back, keeping the mags out of the mag wells. When I get to the range and get the targets set up, I then take whatever gun I am going to shoot out, safety check it AGAIN, then load it and shoot the target. I repeat this with every magazine. When I am done, I reload the mags with hollow points, and put the mags in the bag, lock back the slides on the pistols, put them in the bag. After I get home, I clean my guns. And YES, I safety check them AGAIN before disassembling them. After they are cleaned and lubed, I reassemble, and check them AGAIN before taking them up to the bedroom and the gun cabinet. In other words, I safety check repeatedly, and I also abide by these four rules, which I first learned from my father and grandfather as a boy