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In Appreciation of Gun Appreciation Day, Many People Were Shot

by Abby Zimet

At this week-end's Gun Appreciation Day, at least five people were accidentally shot at three separate gun shows in Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina. The incidents ranged from a guy shooting himself while trying to reload his gun in the show parking lot to a vendor shooting three people while removing a shotgun from a case. But those weren't the only shootings that day. Oh no. At least 38 more people were shot. The youngest was five. There were several more children. Here they all are.

  • A 14-year-old suburban Atlanta boy shot and killed his 15-year-old brother while playing with their mother's handgun.
  • A 26 year old was shot and killed while driving in San Francisco.
  • A man was found dead from a gunshot wound in his home in Kansas City, Kansas.
  • A woman in an El Paso County, Texas shooting range was hit in the knee by a bullet that ricocheted off a trash can.
  • Two women were shot to death in a Dallas-area home.
  • Two women were injured after someone opened fire at a crowded soccer field in Las Vegas.
  • A 15-year-old girl was shot while sleeping in her bed when her Anchorage home was shot at.
  • A 7-year-old boy in Tallahassee shot a 5 year old with a gun he found in a 22-year-old relative's room.
  • A Huntsville woman shot her boyfriend after the two had an argument.
  • A 23-year-old man died after being accidentally shot in a Greshman, Oregon home.
  • A Cleveland father has been charged in connection with the death of his 6-year-old daughter from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
  • One man was shot in Elyria, Ohio, just west of Cleveland, early Saturday morning.
  • A man was found shot dead in a parking lot in Greenville County, South Carolina.
  • Two people were shot and killed outside an inn in Hampton, Virginia.
  • At least 10 people were shot in Chicago, at least two were fatal.
  • A Colorado Springs man was driven to the hospital with a gunshot wound.
  • A Jackson, Mississippi police officer was shot while responding to a disturbance call.
  • One man was shot at a Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Jackson.
  • Two men and one woman were shot at a home in Oakland.
  • An 11-year-old boy was shot in an Oklahoma City apartment complex.
  • Police in Richmond, Virginia are looking for three men who shot another man in his thirties.
  • Police believe gang violence is to blame for the shooting death of one man in Santa Ana, California.
  • An early morning shooting in Tuscaloosa injured two teenagers.

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