The Republican controlled Senate does nothing. While they ignore gun violence, I will highlight gun tragedies occurring on the first of every month.
Accidental gun shooting tragedies occur every day in America. Yet the NRA fights any attempts to legally require training and licensing to possess a gun. Below is a listing of accidental shootings from one day, February 1 2020.
17-year-old boy shot playing with other boys. Record-Courier
When officers arrived, the boy and a witness were at the entrance to an apartment. EMS treated and transported the youth to University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, where he died of his wounds shortly after he arrived.
Jacson Police investigate accidental shooting death of child. WBBJ TV
The witness says a child around 5-years-old somehow got a weapon and shot himself.
Police make arrest in carjacking possibly related to 3-year-old’s murder in Richmond neighborhood. NBC 12
Richmond police said they have made an arrest in a carjacking that is possibly related to the murder of a 3-year-old who was shot and killed in the Hillside Court neighborhood.
Bullet grazes woman’s head after neighbor’s new gun accidentally goes off, police say. NWI Times
A 46-year-old woman was lying in bed Thursday when a gun her neighbor was handling in a separate apartment went off and a bullet grazed her head and lodged in her pillow, police said.
Boy, 13, dies after accidental shooting in Hinckley. Cleveland.com
A 13-year-old boy has died from his wounds in what police believe was an accidental shooting. The statement describes the victim as “a good student, an athlete and had many friends.”
State Police Investigating Shooting Of Four Month Old Boy In White Township. CBS Local
A four-month-old is expected to survive after being shot in White Township. When police arrived at the residence, they found a four-month-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body at the apartment.