Just like cowboys

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Re Allen Lingenfelter's "Just wing him" (Forum, July 19):

"Firing a gun into the air like the cowboys," where is the stray bullet going to land?

Lingenfelter may benefit from a gun-safety class. Better yet, look up the odds of someone disarming you if you pull a gun but don't intend to use it.

Many people have also died from being "winged."

The solution may be better education and communication, but I doubt it will come from second-guessing the past.

Curt Rimann