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Hampton man charged in accidental shooting of woman

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A Hampton man has been charged in the accidental shooting on a woman.

Darin M. Blazer was arrested without incident and is facing a charge of reckless handling of a firearm. 53 more words

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Volunteer killed in police shooting exercise

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (WBBH) – A Florida woman was killed in an accidental shooting Tuesday evening at the Punta Gorda Citizen Police Academy.

Chief Tom Lewis called Tuesday night’s incident a “horrible accident.” He said the shooting happened during a “shoot or don’t shoot” scenario in which they use simulated lethal force in a live role play. 111 more words

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Police: Woman killed by Florida officer in academy exercise


PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — A woman was fatally shot by an officer while participating in a “shoot-don’t shoot” exercise during a two-hour citizens academy hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department in southwest Florida. 367 more words

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2 children charged after accidental shooting of 12-year-old boy in New York

ELMIRA, N.Y. — Police say a teen and preteen have been charged in the accidental shooting death of a 12-year-old New York boy.

Police in Elmira say a 12-year-old and a 15-year-old have been charged with possession of a firearm in the fatal shooting of an Elmira boy at a home July 30. 53 more words

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‘A Bright & Kind Girl:’ Tennessee Dad Charged In 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

Police in Hendersonville, Tennessee, arrested a father in the shooting death of his 11-year-old daughter at their home and then tried to cover it up, saying she was shot walking home from school, … 266 more words

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Woman killed in accidental shooting at Florida police academy

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (NBC 2) — A woman was killed in an accidental shooting during a session at the Punta Gorda Police Academy in Florida Tuesday. 133 more words

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‘A Bright & Kind Girl:’ Tennessee Dad Charged In 11-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

Police in Hendersonville, Tennessee, arrested a father in the shooting death of his 11-year-old daughter at their home and then tried to cover it up, saying she was shot walking home from school, … 266 more words

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