Comment: Unfortunately, some mistakes are just to big to be

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Unfortunately, some mistakes are just to big to be

called "mistakes".
I think he panicked - not out on a hunt or overzealous - I think he panicked plain and simple. But unfortunately, when you are paid not to panick and are trained not to panick - there has to be consequences.

At the very least - clearly not fit for duty. Or to own a gun.