Koran-Burning Pastor’s Gun Goes Off Outside WJBK Following Appearance with Muslim Leader

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Controversial Florida pastor Terry Jones, who gained national notoriety last year for burning a Koran in protest of radical Islam, almost literally shot himself in the foot on Thursday following an appearance with a local Muslim leader on Detroit’s WJBK.

Jones, who had to pass through a metal detector upon entering WJBK’s studios, returned to his car following the taping and a gun, which Jones owns legally, accidentally fired a bullet into the vehicle’s floor.

Jones is in the Detroit area for a planned demonstration in front of Dearborn’s Islamic Center of America. He is set to appear in court today as a jury determines whether or not the protest can occur. Video of Jones’ appearance on WJBK’s “Let It Rip” alongside the Imam of the Islamic center after the jump…