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With One Misstep,
Dog Shoots, Kills Hunter
Jan 24, 2023 2:19 PM CST
With One Misstep, Dog Shoots, Kills Hunter
Loaded gun went off in a pickup truck in Kansas, authorities say
- A dog fatally shot a member of its hunting party over the weekend. Yes, you read that correctly. The dog stepped on a loaded rifle in the backseat of a pickup truck Saturday morning in Kansas' Sumner County, the sheriff's office said, per KAKE . The gun went off, with...
11-Year-Old Wisconsin Boy
Killed as Deer Season Opens
Nov 23, 2022 12:18 PM CST
11-Year-Old Wisconsin Boy Killed as Deer Season Opens
Was only fatality among 6 accidental shootings on opening weekend of firearm season
- An 11-year-old boy was killed in an accidental shooting on the opening weekend of deer season in Wisconsin. Per WPR , a 41-year-old man in the boy’s hunting party was trying to unload his rifle and place it in the back seat of a car when it discharged on Sunday....
Woman Reaches for Phone
in Purse, Fires Gun Instead
Nov 2, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
Woman Reaches for Phone in Purse, Fires Gun Instead
She had a concealed carry permit
- A woman's purse is a multitool. It can be a fashion accessory, a lunch bag, a first aid kit, a storage locker, or an impromptu umbrella for a dash to the door in a downpour—it is definitely not a holster, however. So learned Kashaun Alexsis McRunells of Edwards,...
Shoots Mom on
Zoom, an Arrest
Oct 13, 2021 2:16 PM CDT
After Toddler Shoots Mom on Zoom, an Arrest
2-year-old's father, Veondre Avery, is being held
A 22-year-old Florida man has been arrested in the case of a toddler who shot and killed his mother while she was on a Zoom call in August. Veondre Avery, 22, allegedly left a loaded gun in his 2-year-old son's Paw Patrol backpack, which was on the floor...
Teen 'Accidentally' Kills
Himself During Video Chat
Aug 19, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Teen 'Accidentally' Kills Himself During Video Chat
Authorities in Farmington, Maine, say it was 'horrific'
- A Maine teenager is dead after accidentally shooting himself Monday during a video chat, authorities say. The
reports that the 16-year-old, who remains unidentified, was an honor roll student at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington. The boy apparently took a family member's gun out of a...
Cops: We 'Couldn't Believe' This
Dad Was Involved in Shooting
Dec 12, 2019 9:00 AM CST
Cops: We 'Couldn't Believe' This Dad Was Involved in Shooting
Dustin Adkins charged in accidental shooting of daughter, 9
- Florida's Dustin Adkins is barred from possessing guns after a handgun he was showing off in 2011 accidentally discharged, killing a 13-year-old girl. That's why Titusville police say they were dumbfounded to discover that Adkins' own 9-year-old daughter was shot Saturday when her father allegedly left her and...
Florida Man Slips, Kills Friend
May 9, 2019 7:04 AM CDT
Florida Man Slips, Kills Friend
Victim was on roof, 10 feet from shooter's son
- A Florida man stepped out his truck, slipped on a piece of construction debris, and shot and killed his longtime friend Wednesday. The unidentified male "was transitioning the gun from his waistband [to] his pocket" when he says it unintentionally fired as he slipped, a rep for the Hillsborough...
Body Cam Shows Why
Officer Is 'Devastated'
Jan 12, 2019 4:05 PM CST
Body Cam Shows Why Officer Is 'Devastated'
Cop shoots fellow officer shot in the back
- Officer Aaron Wright had her back—but for a split second, in the wrong way. Released body cam footage shows the Indiana officer shooting fellow officer Lane Butler in the back Tuesday in an apparent accident, ABC News reports. Three officers were searching a Lafayette home for a suspect wanted...
Gun Range Worker
Dec 13, 2017 7:48 AM CST
Gun Range Worker Accidentally Shoots, Kills Customer
Rifle discharged during cleaning, sending bullet through wall: police
- A 36-year-old man walking toward a gun range was fatally shot Tuesday before he stepped inside. Joshua Cummings had just got out of his vehicle and was walking across the parking lot of Hot Wells Shooting Range near Cypress, Texas, shortly after 9am when a rifle accidentally discharged inside, reports...
Wife in Church
Nov 17, 2017 7:32 AM CST
Man Discussing Church Shootings Accidentally Shoots Wife in Church
The bullet that entered her abdomen first struck his hand
- During a discussion of church shootings, a man announced that he took his gun everywhere, pulled it out in a room full of people, then accidentally shot himself and his wife—at church. The unidentified Tennessee man, described as in his 80s, was at a luncheon at First United Methodist...
Employee Accidentally Shoots
Self at NRA Headquarters
Apr 7, 2017 7:40 PM CDT
Employee Accidentally Shoots Self at NRA Headquarters
The 46-year-old's gun went off during firearm training
- An NRA employee was hospitalized Thursday after accidentally shooting himself during firearms training at NRA headquarters in Virginia, NBC Washington reports. According to the Fairfax County Police Department , the 46-year-old man was holstering his pistol when it fired. He suffered a minor injury to his lower body. Officers discussed the...
Boy Blinded When Sister's Bullet
Ricochets at Shooting Range
Jan 18, 2017 5:09 PM CST
Boy Blinded When Sister's Bullet Ricochets at Shooting Range
Their father is banned from owning guns
- An 11-year-old girl fired a borrowed gun at a Pennsylvania shooting range and the bullet ricocheted off the ground, striking her 12-year-old brother in the head and blinding him, state police said in court documents. The children's father, Anthony Vankirk II, was at the Halfmoon Township gun range when...
1-Year-Old Son of Corrections
Officer Shot, Killed by Sister
Jan 13, 2017 6:21 PM CST
1-Year-Old Son of Corrections Officer Shot, Killed by Sister
Police say the girl got a hold of her mother's gun
- Tragedy in California, where the 1-year-old son of a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officer was accidentally shot and killed by his sister. Police responding to a 911 call Wednesday night in Chowchilla found the boy with a bullet wound to the head; he died en route to a...
Dad Who Shot,
We'll Still Keep
Guns in House
Jul 5, 2016 10:59 AM CDT
Dad Who Shot, Killed Son: We'll Still Keep Guns in House
'The gun didn't kill my boy. I did'
- The father who accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old son at a Florida gun range Sunday is speaking out to make sure others learn from the tragedy. "The gun didn't kill my boy. I did," William Clayton Brumby, 64, tells CNN . "Every round in the gun...
Cops: Dad Accidentally
Kills Son at Gun Range
Where Kids Shoot Free
Jul 4, 2016 11:42 AM CDT
Cops: Dad Accidentally Kills Son at Gun Range Where Kids Shoot Free
Range has been described as 'possibly one of the safest ever'
- Tragedy in Sarasota, Fla., where police say a father accidentally shot and killed his son at a shooting range Sunday afternoon, WFLA reports. William Brumby was firing in the last shooting lane at High Noon Gun Range, where there was a solid wall to his right, when a spent shell...
Gun Goes Off
at High School
Graduation, Hurts 2
May 15, 2016 5:14 PM CDT
Gun Goes Off at High School Graduation, Hurts 2
Kansas shooting was reportedly accidental
- Two people were shot and injured after an accidental discharge at a high school graduation ceremony in southern Kansas, the AP reports. The
reports that the Butler County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened around 2pm Sunday at the Augusta High School ceremony. Per KWCH , a man'...
Gun in Grandma's Bed Kills
3-Year-Old Sleeping There
Jan 20, 2016 2:40 PM CST
Gun in Grandma's Bed Kills 3-Year-Old Sleeping There
Police arrested 42-year-old grandmother
- A New Orleans woman allegedly slept with both her gun and her grandson in her bed, with tragic consequences. Police were called to home around 2am Wednesday to find the 3-year-old boy had been shot in the chest; he later died at a hospital, NBC News reports. The grandmother, 42-year-old...
Woman Shot Through Wall
by Neighbor Cleaning Gun
Jan 6, 2016 4:25 PM CST
Woman Shot Through Wall by Neighbor Cleaning Gun
He got arrested, she got taken to the hospital with a minor injury
- Police in Colorado Springs say a woman sitting on a couch in her apartment was shot through a wall after her neighbor accidentally fired his gun while cleaning it. The woman was taken to the hospital after Tuesday night's shooting with what police described as a minor injury. Police...
Shoots Up Waldorf
Jun 14, 2015 6:08 AM CDT
Guest Accidentally Shoots Up Waldorf
4 wounded as gun goes off in wedding guest's pocket
- A police source says a wedding guest's gun went off accidentally at New York's swanky Waldorf Astoria Hotel and four people suffered minor injuries from debris. The incident happened at 7:25pm last night in the Park Avenue hotel's lobby. A police official with knowledge of the...
25 Kids Under 5 Have Shot Someone This Year
May 7, 2015 11:54 AM CDT
25 Kids Under 5 Have Shot Someone This Year
Gun data finds at least 79 US children have shot someone in 2015
- An alarming new analysis of gun data finds that at least 79 American kids shot someone accidentally in the first four months of this year—and 25 of those kids were between the ages of two and four years old. In those 79 incidents, 24 people were killed and 56...
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