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

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

3-year old Washington boy unintentionally injured with gun in car

A 3-year old boy was riding in a car in Sunnyside, Washington, when he was unintentionally injured by a gun.

From an article:

A 3-year-old boy was critically injured when a firearm discharged in the vehicle he was riding in Monday night, Sunnyside police say. 
He’s being treated at Harborview Medical Center for a gunshot to the head. 
The boy, who was not identified, arrived at Sunnyside Community Hospital about 9:30 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the Sunnyside Police Department. 
Officers say they believe the gun accidently discharged when the vehicle was in the area of Yakima Valley Highway and East Edison Avenue
The vehicle and the gun were seized, but police did not immediately release more information about the circumstances. They said they are continuing to investigate. 
Specifics on who fired the gun were not given in the article.

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