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'Gun range selfie' gets Houston men banned for life

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HOUSTON -

Lesson number one when shooting at a gun range: never, ever point a weapon at your friend's head or anyone's head for that matter.

Surveillance video from the Top Gun Range in Houston, Texas shows a customer doing just that last Friday.

The man in the video, in an effort to take a selfie, starts off by breaking one of the cardinal rules of gun range safety. 

He's pointing his pistol toward the lane next to him, rather than downrange. 

Then, for a second selfie, he decides to point the gun at his friend's head.

But the range safety officer who was teaching that class in the next lane quickly steps in, forces the man to put down the weapon, and escorts both men from the range.

Managers at the gun range have sent the video to all their employees as a training tool. 

They also wanted to give the public a refresher in gun range safety by releasing it on social media. 

The range has banned both men from ever shooting there in the future.

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