James Gagum was at his home last Thursday relaxing in his recliner as he watched a movie with friends. During a gun scene, the Conway, S.C., man reportedly put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger three times. The third pull fired the deadly bullet.
Reportedly, Gagum was watching a film with friends and an argument ensued on how one character was incorrectly handling a gun. The 43-year-old, who once shot and killed a burglar who entered his home two years ago, wanted to show his friends how to properly hold the gun and shoot it. When he held the pistol to his head, he uttered the words, “That’s not how it’s done.” According to witnesses, he then pulled the trigger three times and, on the third pull, the gun went off and killed him instantly.
Gagum, who has been hailed as a expert shot, even bragged about the fact that he shot out the back window of the getaway vehicle of the robbers as they escaped his premises. He managed to shoot and kill one of the three intruders whose body police found in a wooded area near Gagum’s home.