Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

12-year old Arkansas boy shot and killed by 14-year old

Quinshun Parks, age 12
A 12-year old boy, Quinshun Parks, was shot and killed in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, by a 14-year old boy.

From the article:
Police say the 14-year-old they believe to be responsible for the shooting has turned himself in. He has been initially charged with 1st degree battery and juvenile in possession of a handgun. The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will determine if the charges need to be changed.

The weapon used in the shooting has not been recovered.
(a related article)

Every gun in the hands of a child must first pass through the hands of an adult.

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