Investigators said initial reports indicated the 9-year-old had found a handgun inside the car.
9-year-old believed to have fatally shot 11-year-old boy in car in Pleasant Grove, Dallas police say
My tolerance for this kind of idiocy gets lower and lower with every one of these incidents I read about. Anyone who leaves an unsecured gun in a car is a fool. People who do it can sugar coat their reasons all they want and I’m still going to say:
If you leave an unsecured gun in your car, you’re a fool. If you consider this an acceptable practice, please unsubscribe from this blog; I don’t suffer fools gladly.
When a child gets shot because of an adult’s carelessness about securing a firearm, it’s no different than if the child was killed while the adult was drinking and driving.
Mommy and Daddy, where’s my older brother?
He’s not with us because you killed him when we left you alone in the car with an unsecured loaded gun.
Think about having that conversation any time you feel like leaving your gun in the car.