Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Today's Tragic Tale from Gun Nutty USA
shoots and kills neighbor kid, age 6, while "playing" outside, in Tom's River, New Jersey, a sort of fancy town. Kid just went in and got dad's .22 rifle, no problem. Parents were even home, it seems. That's the dead boy, Brandon Holt, at left. Police seized other guns from house and not sure the rifle was legal.
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