Sheriff Chip Simmons reported
An 8-year-old boy in Florida (US States) shot and killed a child and injured his younger sister while they were playing with their father’s gun, police said.
Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons reports that the father, Roderick Randall, (45-years-old), has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearms and concealment of evidence.
He pulls the gun from the holster, starts playing with it, and fires a round into the 1-year-old little in the long run killing the 1-year-old. The bullet is going via and moves one of the 2 years old babies who is injured but is expected to recover.
With tragic regularity, youngsters locate those unsecured weapons and accidentally shoot themselves or a person else.
The organization, which advocates for improved laws on firearms, estimates that those accidental shootings via way of means of minors reason a mean of 350 deaths every year.
Sheriff Chip Simmons also said, “More generally, firearms reason about 40,000 deaths a year within the United States, consisting of suicides, in keeping with the Gun Violence Archive website”.