"[Unless there was an unknown mechanical defect with the firearm that caused the discharge, this was not an "accidental" discharge, it was a "negligent" discharge]"
Exactly, If the firearm is in great shape it was a ND, No and if or buts.
Not to get of track, Anyone tacking bets on the kind of gun- Black one
would be my guess ; )
There's a GATOR in the bushes & She's Callin my name