MRI Machine = GIANT Electromagnet.

This has got to be one of those 1:1000000 chances. I would have bought a lottery ticket if this happened to me.

An incident recently occurred at an outpatient imaging center in western New York State, in which a firearm spontaneously discharged in a 1.5-T MR imaging environment with active shielding. To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of such an occurrence. The event confirms previously reported theoretic risks of a firearm discharging in an MR imaging environment [1]. In this report, we examine the incident in detail from the official police and ballistic reports.

Full Article HERE.

Hat Tip: The Firearm Blog

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