Category Archives: Gun Accidents

Girl, 9, fatally shoots instructor at Arizona firing range

Charles Vacca teaching 9-year-old to shoot Uzi. Image: YouTube video.

Charles Vacca teaching 9-year-old to shoot Uzi. Image: YouTube video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Vacca, a firearms instructor. was shot in the head when a gun recoiled during a tutorial with a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop Arizona gun range, in White Hills, Arizona. Vacca was struck around 10 a.m. Monday and died at Las Vegas Hospital at 9 p.m. the same night . . .

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Teen accidentally shoots, kills younger brother in Florida

(Photo: Francois Polito, Wikimedia Commons)

(Photo: Francois Polito, Wikimedia Commons)

 

A 16-year-old accidentally shot and killed his 12-year-old brother, in the gated Nona Crest subdivision, of Orlando, Fla., Friday afternoon. Police have not released the name of the teen or his sibling stating the investigation is active and the teen will not be charged . . .

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