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Detroit Dad Charged After 6-Year-Old Boy Shoots Self In Hand

DETROIT (WWJ) – The 31-year-old father of young boy who police say accidentally shot himself has been arraigned on felony charges.

Decovier English of Detroit was charged with child abuse – fourth degree and careless discharge of a weapon causing injury in the shooting involving his 6-year-old son. 140 more words


Canseco In Hospital After Shooting His Hand

LAS VEGAS (CBSLA.com/AP) — Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

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Former A's Slugger Canseco Accidentally Shoots Himself While Cleaning Gun In Las Vegas Home

LAS VEGAS (CBS SF) — Former A’s slugger Jose Canseco was hurt in an accidental shooting in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon.

Canseco reportedly accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun, according to police. 92 more words


Man Shot When Gun Falls To Floor, Picked Up By Boy

HOUSTON (AP) — A man was shot in the face when he lunged for a handgun after it fell from his pocket while he slept and was picked up by a 3-year-old boy. 114 more words


9-month-old dies after father's gun goes off by accident

INDIANAPOLIS (PIX11) — A 9-month-old baby in Indiana died Thursday after he was shot in the head by accident, WXIN reported.

John Hambaugh III, 31, was cleaning his loaded handgun on Wednesday when it went off. 133 more words


Teacher whose gun fired in bathroom faces criminal charges

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah teacher who was injured by fragments from a bullet and a porcelain toilet when her gun accidentally went off in a faculty bathroom at an elementary school has been charged with a misdemeanor and resigned from her job. 522 more words

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State Trooper Dies In Accidental Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pennsylvania State Trooper has died following an accidental shooting at a gun range in Montgomery County.

State Police say Tpr. David Kedra was shot in the chest during a training exercise. 89 more words