Cop who shot himself is on paid sick ...

Cop who shot himself is on paid sick leave

There are 8 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Dec 18, 2013, titled Cop who shot himself is on paid sick leave. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Juan Santiago, Bridgeport Police Department Hispanic Society president during the 2012 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County in Bridgeport on Sunday, July 08, 2012.

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Santa Claus

Oxford, CT

#1 Dec 18, 2013
And to all, a good night.

Torrington, CT

#2 Dec 19, 2013
guess he qualifies.
imagine how the other cops are teasing him?

United States

#3 Dec 19, 2013
I just HAVE to comment on this dumb incident, so listen up officer. Here is a good point to remember when handling a firearm.
If the magazine is loaded and you rack the slide to load a round, and then you pull the trigger, there is an EXTREME possibility that the gun will fire which is exactly what this officer did! INSIDE a public building yet! There is no such thing as an "accidental discharge" if your fingers are where they are supposed to be and not on the trigger. DUH.
Sounds like more range time for the officer. Maybe give him a water pistol in the meantime.

Stratford, CT

#4 Dec 19, 2013
So he is now getting paid to sit home due to his own stupidity. Nice deal if you can get it.

Maryville, TN

#5 Dec 19, 2013
Tough way to get the holiday off

Since: Aug 10

Location hidden

#6 Dec 19, 2013
Easy way to get fire.
Most Interesting Man

Torrington, CT

#7 Dec 19, 2013
I Don't Own A Firearm,
But If I Did, I Wouldn't Aim It At My Own Nuts And Pull The Trigger!

Dillsboro, NC

#8 Dec 19, 2013
And when I do go target shooting - my preferred beer at the range is Dos Equis

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