This is the second incident of this nature that I have heard of this year. The first was recored by Jeff Gonzalez of Trident Concepts. The latest incident occurred at Ft Drum here in NY. I am sure there are others we have not heard about.
1) Range safety is not only WHEN we are shooting. Putting on eye-pro whenever handling firearms and/or ammunition is a good idea, especially when on a range around others.
2) Keep your eyes open, head up and maintain awareness of those around you. I don’t know every member at my range nor do I know their skill level or safety practices and standards. Pay attention to the people around you to make sure you are safe from poor muzzle discipline or worse, remember Chris Kyle.
3) Have medical supplies in your range bag and know how to treat traumatic injury.
4) Have comms close at hand. Most people have a cell phone, however, some go to the range to escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. That is fine, just have comms at hand in case you need some help.
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