63-year-old Glenn Seymour was taking a class to obtain a permit to carry a loaded, concealed gun in public. The class was being held at the Shootin' Iron gun shop in Vanzant, Missouri. According to news reports, "Students were working on an exercise in which they pull a concealed weapon with their non-dominant hand, take the safety off, aim and shoot."
21-year-old Marcus Lorimor of Fremont County, Iowa was disassembling a handgun when the gun discharged. The bullet hit him in the thigh, severing his femoral artery and vein. Rescuers found Marcus in his driveway. He was flown to the Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition. He is expected to survive. "He's lucky he didn't bleed to death," said the county sheriff.
29-year-old Isacc Grell of Omaha, Nebraska told police he was in his vehicle in a parking lot outside of a bar Friday night when an unknown man came up and shot him. But police are now saying that Grell apparently shot himself. Grell was shot in the leg and went back to the bar to ask for help. He was taken to the local hospital where he is listed in serious condition, though his injuries are not life threatening.
Last year, in early September, a .40-caliber Glock handgun was stolen from the glove compartment of a federal law enforcement officer's car outside his home in Keedysville, Maryland. Three weeks later the gun turned up under a bed in an apartment in Hagerstown. Court documents filed by police don't say if the car and the glove compartment were locked or how the gun ended up in Hagerstown.