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12-year-old accidentally shoots older brother in legs while hunting elk in Utah

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to both legs Wednesday after his 12-year-old brother fired a rifle as the pair were hunting elk in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. 175 more words


Girl fighting for life after brother accidentally shoots her

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Another child has been accidentally shot and her own brother is being held responsible.

Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday, a teen was playing with a gun outside of a home on the 3400 block of Rose Creek Cove in Parkway Village, when that gun went off. 219 more words


Pennsylvania father charged after 4-year-old fatally shoots himself

CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Months after a 4-year-old shot and killed himself after finding a gun in his family’s Pennsylvania home, the boy’s father has been charged… 151 more words


Five Unintentional Shootings, Three Fatal, in Tennessee Already This Month

Not even halfway through October and there have already five unintentional shootings in Tennessee, three of them fatal.  Each one the result of carelessness and negligence with a loaded firearm.  258 more words

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N.B. man charged after accidentally shooting girlfriend in abdomen: police

Police say a New Brunswick man accidentally shot his girlfriend in the abdomen Sunday afternoon.

RCMP Sgt. Marc Fortin says police were called to a home in Cloverdale, near Hartland, around 2 p.m. 114 more words


Man in critical condition after accidental shooting during hunting trip in southern Utah

IRON COUNTY, Utah — A man was taken to a hospital in critical condition after he suffered a gunshot wound during a hunting excursion Sunday, and police say the group was not wearing “hunter orange” as is required under Utah law. 259 more words


Father Accidentally Shoots Self While Trying to Calm Crying Child: Police

BERWICK — A man is dead after police said he accidentally shot himself while trying to calm his crying son.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. 62 more words