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Pennsylvania man fatally shoots himself trying to catch falling gun

Police say surveillance video captured the shooting, which happened on Tuesday in a driveway of a home.

Picture: Freeimages

JOHANNESBURG - With gun control under the spotlight in the wake of the Las Vegas terror attack, it’s emerged a Pennsylvania man fatally shot himself when he tried to catch a gun that fell from his holster while he was trying to calm his crying child in the back seat of a car.

Police say surveillance video captured the shooting, which happened on Tuesday in a driveway of a home.

It happened just a day after Stephen Paddock gunned down 58 people and hurt hundreds more in the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.

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