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Weapon accidently fired at gun show in Hastings

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During a gun show Saturday afternoon at the National Guard armory in Hastings, a handgun was accidently fired. Nobody was injured.

During the show, a vendor was showing a customer a handgun. The customer asked the vendor how to disassemble or field strip the weapon. The vendor inserted his magazine and ended up accidentally loading a round into the chamber.


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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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