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'It Was a Freak Accident': Kate Steinle murder Trial Juror Speaks Out on Verdict ... And through all the evidence, I really think that it was a freak accident." ... He said his biggest concern with the manslaughter charge was regarding the word "brandishing," and whether Garcia Zarate was waving the gun in a ...
Those numbers include household accidents and especially suicides, he said, which account for more than 60 percent of American gun deaths. And it can happen anywhere. "It did happen in Hendersonville," Miles said, noting a 3-year-old killed in a gun accident several years ago. "It affects almost every ...

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) -- A self-described witness to the shooting that killed a 15-year-old in Lillington said it was an accident and that the 16-year-old defendant didn't mean to kill his ... Trey Howard, the teen witness, said that after hunting, the teens forgot to make sure that one of the guns was empty.
CYPRESS, Texas - A man died Tuesday after being accidentally shot at a gun range in Cypress, according to Harris County deputies. The shooting was reported at 9:13 a.m. at the Hot wells Shooting Range near the intersection of Northwest Freeway and Barker Cypress Road.
DUBOIS - A Grampian woman has been accused of pulling a gun on another driver after a car accident. Ashley D. Assalone, 45, was charged by Sandy Township police with terroristic threats, two counts of disorderly conduct and accidents involving damage to attended vehicle in connection with an ...

With more guns in people's hands -- and homes -- the rate of accidental firearm deaths jumped sharply, especially for children. ... found higher rates of firearm-related deaths -- homicides and suicides, as well as accidents -- among people living in households with a gun or who have easy access to one.
Almost five years ago to the day, 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. In the next five months around three million more gun were sold across the U.S. than usual, and 60 extra accidental gun-related deaths ...
Those are but three of the hundreds of narratives law enforcement agencies log annually of children killed or injured as a result of accidental or unintentional gun shootings. On Thursday, a 6-year-old Harrisburg girl became the latest addition to that registry: The girl was shot by her 10-year-old brother, who ...
A 3-year-old accidentally shot his father in the leg with a 22-rifle on Monday in North Bastrop. Morehouse Parish police Chief James Mardis said the father of the 3-year-old had just returned from hunting and sat his rifle down thinking it was empty of bullets, until the toddler accidentally shot him in the leg.
After the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., people across the country went out and bought guns. A study published Thursday concludes that a subsequent increase in gun exposure led to more accidental firearm deaths than otherwise would have occurred in the months after the school shooting.
Online searches for terms like "buy gun" and "clean gun" also spiked (especially after President Obama spoke publicly about gun control). The more people who get exposed to guns because they're newly purchased or because they've been brought out of storage, the more likely accidental shootings are ...
ELROY -- A child accidentally shot on Monday is the child of Elroy police Chief Tony Green, according to a press release from Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson. The release states the the 3-year-old accidentally shot himself with his father's firearm. Juneau County Sheriff's deputies responded to a ...
Juneau County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence in the town of Plymouth after a report of an accidental gunshot wound at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The boy was transported to Mile Bluff Medical Center by Elroy Ambulance and is reported to be in stable condition. In a press release, Juneau County Sheriff ...
In September 2016, DuWayne Gregory, a county legislator on Long Island, introduced a bill that he thought would reduce the number of gun thefts and accidental shootings in his community. The measure sought to require gun owners in Suffolk County to store their firearms in a secure "depository" -- like a ...
From safe and proper storage to accident prevention, Norton children's hospital says it's up to the adults to prevent these sometimes-deadly accidents from happening. It may be an inconvenience to the gun owner but saving lives officials say is worth the. Tabnie Dozier , WHAS 10:25 PM. EST December ...
Joseph W. Sesley was 16 when he unintentionally shot and killed a 14-year-old girl while playing with a handgun in a South Side house. On Monday, he was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to reckless homicide, tampering with evidence and two gun specifications. Sesley, now 19 ...

Conservatives, being Second Amendment stalwarts, are usually pretty chill about accidental shootings. "Fake News Exposed: Accidental gun Deaths Plummet To All-Time Low," reported the Daily Wire. "Every story about an accidental shooting in the home will be repeated again and again," complained ...
Sounds like one problem -- besides the decision not to deport him sooner -- is the law that basically lets people get away with an "accidental" shooting. I've been told by gun rights activists that there really is no such thing as an accidental shooting. If the gun is in your hands and it goes off you should be ...
Mozayani pointed us to a particularly troubling stat, she says when children died from injuries in Harris County, the leading cause was a gun. Last year, guns killed 33 kids. That's more than any other single cause, including drownings, even car accidents. Next, we asked Mozayani about exactly what kinds ...
A Union City hunter died Friday from a gunshot wound when a pistol he was carrying in his shoulder holster discharged while he was removing the gun, state police said. police said Nicholas J. Powell, 32, suffered a gunshot wound to his chest. Powell was taken to Titusville hospital, where he died.
It was not the first time he had a run-in with the police - in October 2008 he was arrested for allegedly having a loaded gun in his belt. And in April 2011 he survived an assassination attempt by diving for cover as a gunman on a motorbike sprayed bullets at his house. Matias is one of Lionel's two brothers ...
... deal this morning, and I would just tell everybody that...treat every single weapon that you handle as it is loaded, even if you know it's unloaded, still treat it as if it's loaded," said David Stark, HPD homicide detective. Report a typo to the ABC13 staff. Related Topics: accidental shootingfamilygunsgun safety.
A report last year from the Bay Area News Group found that 944 guns were missing from various area law enforcement agencies. Sixty percent of those missing weapons were stolen from vehicles, like the weapon that killed Steinle. In Southern California, the Orange County Register found that 329 firearms ...
Michael Anthony Maher, 44, of 2014 Walden Glade Run, was being held without bond in the Wake County jail. police initially said Nadia Maher, 38, was shot in the abdomen after a gun accidentally discharged in her home on Nov. 24. She was taken to Duke University hospital in Durham, where she died.
An accidental shooting in Kanawha County during the weekend has left a ... of factors, including family dynamic for what purpose you have those guns. ... Kessel says the responsibility is on the parent and the gun owner to do ...
(AP) -- The state Department of natural resources says seven hunters were shot during the nine-day gun deer season. According to the DNR's ...
"Kids keep getting loaded guns in their hands, and they don't know how to operate ... That could be an accident," said the gun shop owner.
7 Accidents During Wisconsin gun Deer Hunt, No Fatalities ... Resources says seven hunters were shot during the nine-day gun deer season.
Deputies say it was an accident. Many in the community are saddened by the news, but local gun expert Jaime Correa says it's not unusual for ...
The gun went off shortly after 3 p.m. at the Galleria at Crystal Run in Middletown. ... He said police do not know if the discharge was accidental.
16, when a gun allegedly handled by her boyfriend discharged and fatally struck her in the neck. Her boyfriend, Mohammad Elwawy, 24, also of ...
Watson said a person inside the store picked up a gun without realizing it was loaded. ... video and it showed that the shooting was clearly an accident. ... Today there was an accidental shooting at the Palmetto Gun and Pawn ...
Dangerous Discovery: police ask parents to teach kids gun safety ... since Indiana has a real problem with kids getting their hands on loaded guns. ... seventh in the entire country for accidental shootings involving children.
The gun had been stolen from a U.S. Bureau of Land Management ... lack of any motive as evidence in favor of an accidental shooting. ... Gonzalez said, calling the bundle containing the gun "an accident waiting to happen.".
The chief of police in Prescott Valley, Arizona is looking for his gun. ... was changing clothes following a city council meeting and left the weapon by accident. ... Earlier this year, 7 Action News in Detroit reported 42 guns have ...
A 7-year-old girl accidentally shot during gun play by one of her teen ... Nina's shooting to be a reminder to all who have and handle guns.
... Himself and His Wife During Discussion About guns in Church ... That's when an 81-year old parishioner said that he takes his gun everywhere, and brought it out for everyone to see. He took out the magazine, made sure there wasn't a round in the chamber, and passed his gun ... "This was an accident.
He said a struggle broke out, and the gun accidentally discharged. ... Gonzalez said in his police interview, adding he had two guns with him ...
(CNN) A call to police about "shots fired" at a church in eastern Tennessee turned out to be an accidental shooting during a discussion on using ...
Of the 600,000 deer hunters expected to participate in the nine-day gun-deer season starting at first light Saturday, four out of five will use a tree ...
Dear Amy: You recently wrote about the danger of guns in houses. ... kids on what to do if they are in a house where someone brings out a gun. ... Accidental shootings are the most common way for children to get hurt. ... Well-meaning gun owners also face the tragedy of gun accidents if their firearms are ...
Sgt. Dean Fisher told medics he shot himself by accident as he was cleaning his gun in his personal car while it was parked on Broad Ripple ...
Couple shot in church while discussing gun safety, police say ... a church in eastern Tennessee turned out to be an accidental shooting during a ... during a luncheon where the conversation turned to "bringing guns to church ...
For the first time, researchers have developed a psychological process model for defensive gun ownership, which considers both the reasoning ...
"Apparently, the black man had a gun with him and the white gentleman reached for a pocket and the other gentleman with a gun said he shot ...
Even if her son's death turns out to be an accident, Barthel is still ... not have been targeted and that the shooting may have been accidental.
Of the 600,000 deer hunters expected to participate in the nine-day gun-deer season starting at first light Saturday, four out of five will use a tree ...
They began talking about guns in churches, according to Tellico Plains ... the chamber, and showed the gun to some of the men in the church.
Authorities say a teenage girl has been killed in a hunting accident in ... As the friend passed down her rifle, deputies say the gun fired and ...


 

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