The statement was that the child put a speaker next to (the shelf) to crawl up and get (the gun)Crawford County Prosecutor Matt Crall
Grandmother charged after her 4-year-old Galion grandson shoots himself dead with her unsecured pistol.
The woman had left a loaded.22 caliber, semi-automatic pistol on top of a shelf.
Leaving loaded and unsecured guns lying around, even on a top shelf, is irresponsible. I’ve known a number of people who think that’s an acceptable practice but it’s actually idiotic. When children live in the household, as the boy did in this case, it’s even worse, if that’s possible.
I’ve been encouraged to write a Second Edition of Serious Mistakes Gunowners Make. Sadly, I’ve acquired a lot of new material, although all of it follows the same pattern.
OTOH, this murderer should simply be thrown into an active volcano forthwith.
According to police, the shooter fired bullets at a residence from a nearby alleyway, and one of those bullets struck Trinity, who was jumping [on a trampoline] with friends.
Minn. Girl, 9, Is Fatally Shot While Jumping on Trampoline with Her Friends