Three rounds were fired from an M240 machine gun into the town but no injuries or damage were reported, officials said.
The gun, aboard the USS Ramage, a Navy destroyer, is used to defend the ship in close combat.
Navy officials said a crew member was cleaning the weapon when it accidentally discharged."
What is firearm rule #1?
How many rules did they break?
Here is a hint.. They violated ALL of them..
Gun safety rules and mindset:
- Treat firearms as if they are loaded
- Point the muzzle away from non-targets
- Keep fingers off the trigger
- Be sure of your target and of what is beyond it
That is all.