EGG HARBOR —
The Door County Sheriff's Department has reopened a case involving
a man who left a loaded gun at Egg Harbor Fun Park after learning
his wife had been involved in a similar incident.
Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1AV806P
) reports 76-year-old Gerald Hitchler of Oconomowoc wasn't
initially charged because he has a concealed carry permit. But
police say they want prosecutors to review the incident after they
learned his wife also left her loaded gun in a bathroom.
was charged with negligently handling a weapon, but the case was
dismissed. Her lawyer argued that no one was endangered after she
left her gun in a women's restroom at Elmbrook Church earlier this
president of a gun rights advocacy group, says these kinds of
careless mistakes violate a fundamental gun safety rule.