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

Saturday, May 12, 2012

3-year old New Orleans girl shot in foot by aunt who was playing with a gun

A 3-year old girl (news video says 2-years old) was at home with her aunt when the aunt decided to "play" with a double-barreled shotgun, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The gun went off unintentionally hitting the girl in the foot.

From the article and news video:
Police said the toddler was shot in the foot by her great aunt, 52-year-old Elaine Lee, when she was playing with the gun at her home.
The girl is in stable condition. 
Lee was arrested on charges of negligent injury and child endangerment.

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