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Santa Barbara Teen Dies of Injuries Suffered in Accidental Shooting ... Kaiden Vague, a 16-year-old student at dos Pueblos high school in Goleta, has died of injuries suffered last week in an accidental shooting at a gun ... He reportedly was training with his father and brother at the time of the accident.
And despite the growing number of mass shootings nationally, there is a model for how to effectively update and strengthen gun laws. ... examiner's office in Connecticut, the number of deaths resulting from firearms -- including homicides, suicides and accidents -- fell to 164 in 2016, from 226 in 2012.

An irresponsible measure already approved by the Kansas House is billed as a gun rights proposal that allegedly would enhance public safety. In reality, this is another act of reckless endangerment brought to us by the gun lobby. Meanwhile, sensible bills that would ban bump stocks and remove guns ...
The difficulty of defining what exactly a school shooting is highlights how common it is to find guns on school grounds -- in the hands of intruders, security personnel, and the students themselves. Should the accidental firing of a weapon count as a school shooting? What if someone is injured or killed in ...
Nobody should take out a gun in a case like this unless he means to use it. "Accidents" can't happen if you don't have a gun in your hands. I have stopped at a farm for help when I had a flat tire. The farmer had a tire that fit and installed it for me and just asked for me to drop it off when I had my tire fixed.
Arlington, Texas - Arlington police are investigating an accidental shooting that left a 17-year-old girl in critical condition late Thursday night. It happened just ... The shooter will be charged with tampering with physical evidence and the driver will be charged with tampering with a gun's serial number.

When pressed again on whether he would "actively speak out" and "be proactive on the research initiative" as it relates to guns, Azar responded that "we certainly will." "Our Centers ... "With more than 30,000 Americans dying each year from gun violence and firearm-related accidents, the time to act is now.".
Many other gun deaths are accidents. Such accidents happen more often in America than nearly any other country. I'd argue that's not because Americans are more accident-prone, but because guns are available here in staggeringly disproportionate terms compared to other advanced or industrialized ...
"Let's just admit that even just gun accidents happen all the time. More guns in the school is not a solution." Eskelsen-Garcia said the recent shootings at a country music concert in Las Vegas and the Christmas party in San Bernadino, California, show that people are vulnerable any place they are gathered.
police said the incident is being investigated as an accident and no charges are expected to be filed. FIRST REPORT. police and medics have responded to reports of an accidental shooting at The Miami Armory in Miami Twp. Friday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the gun store at 8945 ...
police say a guest was at the service desk in the lobby of the hotel at 150 E. Wacker Drive when a gun fell out of his pocket and went off around 10 a.m. The bullet struck the floor tile, sending fragments flying toward three women, hitting them in the legs, according to Central District police Cmdr. Michael ...
A 19-year-old gunman allegedly killed 17 of his former classmates at a Florida high school on Wednesday. Some 11,000 people in the US are killed in firearm assaults each year. gun violence is a leading cause of death in America. However, research on the problem is bootstrapped due to federal funding ...
Once kids get to the first year of kindergarten, they are remarkably stable organisms, biologically speaking. Among children ages five to fourteen, there were just 13.2 deaths for every 100,000 individuals in the U.S.--from all causes--during the year 2015. That's just under half of the death rate of children ...
He was later airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. According to the sheriff's office, the victim and two other people, a man and a woman, had unloaded their guns and were "practicing their draw." One person reloaded a gun and it went off, striking the victim, according to the sheriff's office.
LOMPOC, Calif. - The Lompoc police Department is making it easier for people to keep their firearms safe and secure by giving away free gun locks. "Unfortunately there are accidents that happen with unsecured weapons at home", said Lompoc police Sgt. Jorge Magana, "so we're giving these out, they're ...
David Daniels, range manager at Atlantic County's Firearms Training Center in Egg harbor Township, said he believes fatal gun accidents are rarer because more people are getting the proper training. "I've been the manager here 10 years now and from what I've seen here, the number of people coming ...
Cortez' 17-year-old brother, still too young to legally purchase a gun, had somehow come into possession of it. "At some ... Now the Lubbock police investigation centers around how the teen got a hold of the gun. ... The Avalanche-Journal also reported that Lubbock police consider the shooting accidental.

"Nearly all firearm accidents in the home can be prevented when gun owners take simple precautions. Proper storage is the number one way to help prevent accidents. Anyone who is going to own a firearm should respect it and secure it when not in use to help prevent firearm accidents and misuse," says ...
Despite a recent Department of Defense report detailing accidental discharges and frequent malfunctions, the Sig Sauer P320 9mm pistol, adopted as the M17 ... ("As soon as the guns came back, everyone starts dropping the gun on the ground for their blogs," he laughed, referencing the flurry of amateur ...
A school shooting that sent two teenagers to the hospital with gunshot wounds appears to have been an accident, police said. Two schools in Los Angeles were locked down for much of the day after authorities responded to gun shots and took a 12-year-old girl into custody. After interviewing her, police ...
police interviewed the girl and agreed it was an accident. On Thursday evening, long hours after chaos and panic had subsided, the girl was booked into Juvenile Hall on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm on school grounds. police haven't said from where the girl got the semi-automatic ...
Most accidental shootings involve someone actually handling firearms, as opposed to guns getting dropped, said Pete Gagliardi, a former longtime agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. "It's pretty rare to hear about an incident like this," Gagliardi said of Thursday's shooting. He said ...
police searched the home, where they found guns tucked in a laundry basket in an upstairs bedroom. During the search, police said Bolton admitted to firing his gun at a car that was shooting at him. The victim's boyfriend was questioned, but police did not consider him a suspect. "At this time, investigators ...
A security guard suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound Tuesday morning after his gun accidentally fired at a north Lincoln gun range, a Lincoln ... The 34-year-old man, who works for VT-SGI, was target shooting at Thunder Alley, 4713 Hartley St., at about 9 a.m. when the gun discharged, Capt.
police: One hurt after 'accidental discharge' of gun at Myrtle Beach apartment complex. by WPDE. (WPDE). AA. Myrtle Beach, S.C. (WPDE) --. Myrtle Beach officers have been called to Quail Marsh Apartments in regards to a shooting incident, according to social media posts. The preliminary investigation has revealed that ...
ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: Two people were hurt in an accidental shooting Monday. Calhoun County Sheriff ... Deputies said a 22-year-old man was cleaning his 9 mm handgun and showing his 20-year-old girlfriend how to safely handle a weapon when the gun fired. He suffered a graze injury to his leg ...
According to their data, accidental firearms deaths rose by 27-percent overall, but the that figured increased to 64-percent for children up to 14-years-old. The study also found that in the five months after the Sandy Hook shooting, guns sales increased drastically, as 3 million more firearms were sold than ...
police responded to a report of a shooting on the 500 block of South Pitney Road at 6:48 p.m. and determined the victim suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound from the accidental discharge of a Sig Sauer .357 handgun, officials said. The victim, whom police did not identify, was the owner of the gun, police ...
Kansas City stands out in what has been a national epidemic as more guns than ever are bought, sold -- and stolen. "There is a ... They have joined with groups like Moms Demand Action in spreading the word for gun owners to secure or lock their weapons against theft or the accidental use by children.
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A man is recovering at University hospital after officers say he nearly severed his own finger in a gun related accident. The shooting took place in the 2200 block of Thomas Avenue in Louisville on January 27. Officers arrived on the scene around 11 p.m. that night. Officers said ...
The daughter said she recently bought a gun for protection because break-ins had been reported at the complex. The 6-year-old was alone in one of the rooms when he found the gun. One of his teenage sisters found him after the gun went off. "She heard what she believed to be a fire cracker and when ...
Videos on YouTube and the internet show the "No Lackin" game involving people pulling guns on their friends and their friends pulling guns on them, but no shots are fired. That wasn't the case early Thursday morning inside E's 24 Hour Cafe on Union Avenue. police said a 17-year-old boy was shot in the ...
A man accidentally fired a flare gun at his face inside a car at York Technical College, according to a Rock Hill police report. Two men were sitting in the car just after 11 a.m. Thursday when the flare gun went off, York Technical College Public Safety officials told police, the report says. The injured man was ...
26, Elizabeth Yarborough described her son's death as a "tragic gun accident," but friends of Benjamin Yarborough said they suspected early on that something wasn't right. "They told me what everybody else was saying, that it was an accident. I couldn't believe that," said friend Jessica Creech. "We had ...
"This country was founded on freedom, and they think that taking away our guns will solve issues," he said. ... Nearly 1,000 people from law enforcement, gun rights groups, gun violence prevention groups, veterans and Washington state residents signed in to support or oppose contested firearm bills heard ...
Hill was a gun collector who sometimes in jest aimed at friends, and pointed a rifle at Day when he arrived, telling Day he was "just waiting for you to enter my ... Though that same motion loaded another live shell into the firing chamber, he did not know that, he said, because he wasn't familiar with guns.
Two young men in June 2015 were playing with loaded guns "as if they were toys," aiming at each other and talking trash, when one pulled the trigger, fatally wounding the other. Now a jury has to decide whether the shooting was purely accidental, or criminally negligent. Jurors heard testimony Tuesday in ...
A Hays man who accidentally killed his roommate by firing a gun he mistakenly thought was unloaded while imitating a character in a video game was ... During an interview with police, Nace said "it was not unusual for there to be guns laying around in the basement but that they were usually unloaded," ...
Smart gun technology could also help stem the flood of stolen guns and accidental deaths: roughly 38,000 Americans are fatally shot each year due to gun accidents, and about 80,000 people are injured, Glaser said, citing government statistics. Since the year 2000, "more than 2 million people have been ...
Campbellsburg--An Orange County teen died after being shot with a handgun by his sister Sunday afternoon. police responded to the incident at 7460 E. County Road 800 N, Campbellsburg, at about 2:45 p.m. for the report of a juvenile that had been shot. According to authorities, the preliminary ...
CEDAR FALLS - A Cedar Falls man who was shot in the leg during an October gun accident while riding in a truck has been sentenced to prison. ... police said that after the gun accident in October, McLemore's friend, Jesse Andrew Hall, misled investigators about the accident and cleaned the truck and ...
The female, whose exact age wasn't immediately known, was wounded just before 3 p.m. when someone accidentally fired a gun in the 6600 block of South Claremont, according to Chicago police. A person was taken into custody and a gun was recovered, police said. The female was taken to Holy Cross ...
The (Rock Hill) Herald exclusively reported on heraldonline.com late Thursday that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson confirmed the man died in the shooting. Two employees at the range performed CPR on the man before police and EMS arrived on the scene, according to a York County Sheriff's Office ...
The Herald exclusively reported on heraldonline.com late Thursday that York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson confirmed the man died in the shooting. Two employees at the range performed CPR on the man before police and EMS arrived on the scene, according to a York County Sheriff's Office report.
One person seriously injured in a shooting incident at a gun range in York County on Thursday evening has died, said York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson. Detectives were investigating at the scene of the shooting in the Newport area west of Rock Hill around 9 p.m. Thursday after being dispatched earlier in ...
CHICOPEE - police arrested two people and shot one with a Taser gun after they crashed their car and then threatened officers Monday night. Holly Renaud, 23, of 1746 Memorial Dr., was charged with drunken driving, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, license not in possession and a marked lanes ...
The 38-year-old man who police said sustained a chest wound after being struck by the accidental firing of a flare gun Wednesday evening has died. ... was rushed to Naval hospital Wednesday evening after suffering what police believe may have been an accidental, self-inflicted wound from a flare gun.
1 fatal shooting of Kayla Viars now faces unrelated drug and gun charges as Viars' family questions his story that another man shot her by accident. Dominick Michael Brown, a 27-year-old who also goes by "True Story," was arrested at a McDonald's in Sweetwater on Monday night after police learned he ...
police are investigating after a 23-year-old man went to Peel Health Campus on Saturday night because he had a gunshot wound to his lower leg. He arrived at the hospital about 9.50pm and said the wound was self-inflicted but he no longer had the gun. Medical staff said the wound appeared to have ...
(WDRB) -- The man police say stole an unmarked LMPD cruiser with guns and ammo inside is released on home incarceration. ... and the sirens when he was in this police vehicle and he also admitted to the fact that he left the scene of not one, I think it was actually two accidents that he left the scene of".


 

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