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

Thursday, February 20, 2014

5 month old North Carolina baby shot while sitting in car seat

A North Carolina man accidentally shot a 5 month old baby while she was sitting in her car seat on a porch. From an article:
Police say it appears that Arin Tavon Futrell of Durham shot the gun accidentally, firing one bullet that hit the girl in a hand and a leg. The girl was in a car seat on the porch when she was hit, said police spokeswoman Kammie Michael.
She was taken to a hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, Michael said.
Futrell, 21, was charged with felony negligent child abuse resulting in bodily injury. He was also arrested on outstanding warrants alleging attempted breaking and entering and conspiracy to commit breaking and entering.
Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/02/19/3635952/police-5-month-old-wounded-by.html#storylink=cpy

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