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

Sunday, November 18, 2012

3-year old Florida boy dead after finding parents' gun and shooting himself

A 3-year old boy in Port Charlotte, Florida, found a loaded, unsecured gun in his home and shot himself to death with it.

No charges have yet been filed.

From an article:
A 3-year-old toddler died Sunday morning after he accidentally shot himself. 
The boy was in his Port Charlotte home where he found an unsecured gun, pulled the trigger shot himself, according Charlotte County police.

The boy was taken to the hospital by medical rescue where he was later pronounced dead. 
Detectives have interviewed the boy’s parents and no charges have been filed at this time.

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

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