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An Intense Hog Charge Results in Some Great Shooting, But Terrible Gun Safety [VIDEO]

An Intense Hog Charge Results In Some Great Shooting, But Terrible Gun Safety

In this video, Pigman got to experience an intense hog charge up close and personal. His shooting was great, but watch how he handles his gun afterwards.

Armed only with a Taurus 9mm pistol, Pigman was following a hog that a friend had wounded earlier on an archery hunt. Right as he spots the hog, it sees him and turns to fight, giving Pigman only a few seconds to deal with an up close and personal hog charge.

Pigman reacts quickly, and makes several well placed shots at close range, safely ending the hog charge. However, watch how he handles his gun during the video and see if you can count how many gun safety rules that he breaks.

I don’t know about you, but I cringed when he turned and started shooting back at the cameraman, when he was waving his pistol all over the place after ending the hog charge, and when he pointed the pistol at his own face.

Obviously this guy has some serious stones to be able to successfully deal with a charging hog like that. He also clearly knows how to shoot.

However, he really needs to pay more attention to safely handling his gun. Yes, hog charges can be very dangerous. However, adding careless gun handling to a hog charge (or any other animal charge for that matter) only makes things that much more dangerous.

What do you think about how he handled the hog charge and his approach to gun safety?

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An Intense Hog Charge Results in Some Great Shooting, But Terrible Gun Safety [VIDEO]