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SC man fatally shot himself while playing 'Russian Roulette'

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — Authorities in Lancaster County announced early Friday morning that a shooting death they had been investigating for weeks has now been ruled an accidental death. 55 more words

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Quintonio LeGrier called 911 multiple times before fatal shooting

Recently released audio tapes of 911 calls show that 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier called 911 to ask police to help him 3 times before he was shot by police in an incident that also left his neighbor, Bettie Jones, fatally injured. 228 more words

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US boy, 7, injured in 'tragic accidental shooting'

A seven-year-old boy was shot in the head by another child in Crossville, Tenn. Monday in what police described as a “tragic accidental shooting”.

The boy’s mother and stepfather were inside a local business paying a bill as four children were left unattended in the car, according to a release from the Crossville Police Department. 56 more words

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Police Identify Michigan Toddler Who Found Gun, Shot Self

FLINT (WWJ/AP) – Police have released the name of a 3-year-old boy who died in Flint last week after apparently finding a loaded gun and accidentally shooting himself. 195 more words

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Woman accidentally shot in movie theater, man arrested

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who told authorities he accidentally shot and injured a woman in a Washington state movie theater. 118 more words

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Family: Constable who shot girl not to blame for her death

DUNCANNON, Pa. (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old girl accidentally shot by a constable serving eviction papers does not blame the law officer for her death or have “any hard feelings toward him,” a member of the girl’s extended family said Wednesday. 636 more words

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9-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shot In Head By Younger Brother Dies

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A 9-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the head while playing with a loaded gun with his younger brother has died. 92 more words

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