A 3-year-old girl shot and killed her 2-year-old brother with a gun she found beneath their parents’ bed, according to The Associated Press.
3-year-old kills brother in accidental shooting, The Associated Press
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Police in central California say a 2-year-old boy has died after being accidentally shot by his 3-year-old sister.
Bakersfield police Sgt. Greg Terry says the girl apparently found a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun under her parents’ bed….
Police say the children’s mother was in another area of the apartment at the time of the shooting. Their father was at work. Read story: www.azstarnet.com/sn/hourlyupdate/294774.php
Sad. Very sad. One has to wonder how many more stories like these we need before people take even the simplest precautions.
I’m no gun expert, but I would think certain rules, or at least one, would be common sense:
1. Don’t leave a loaded gun lying around in a place where kids can find it and accidentally kill each other.
How do you safeguard your gun against children?
How do you safeguard your children against guns?