A gun safety lesson ended with a student shooting himself and his wife
A man accidentally shot himself and his wife during a firearms safety class in the US.
The Bedford County Sheriff's Office in Virginia said Michael Deel shot himself in the hand with a .45-calibre pistol. The bullet also struck his wife, Michelle, in the leg as she was sitting beside him.
The accident happened during a firearms safety class at a house. The instructor, Thomas Starke, told police he had left the room and then heard a shot.