A 10-year-old boy died Tuesday in San Diego after he and his friend were playing with a gun, NBC 7 reported.
Police said the boy and a 9-year-old girl were playing with a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun when he was shot in the chest.
Blood nourishes the tree of Liberty:
Las Vegas police said a teenager died in a local hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon at a home, according to TV station KVVU.
Metro police spokesman Sgt. John Sheahan told the Las Vegas Sun that the shooting involved two 13-year-olds; KVVU reported that there were three juveniles inside the home when the teen was shot. It's not clear if adults were present at the time of the shooting.
Police said the shooting appeared to be an accident.
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A Benton, Louisiana three-year-old was admitted to a hospital Monday after being shot by a .22 rifle, KSLA reports.(pic via Salon)
Authorities are describing the incident as an accident that happened when the rifle was knocked over by a door after it was bumped by another child.