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It's all 2nd Amendment 'til you kill your 2 year old sister

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by heyabbott, May 1, 2013.

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  1. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed by her 5-year-old brother with a rifle he received as a birthday gift, Kentucky authorities said on Wednesday.

    The shooting occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Burkesville, Kentucky, a community in the south-central part of the state, when the boy was playing with the .22-caliber rifle and accidentally shot his sister in the chest, state police said.

    The boy had received the Crickett "youth model" gun for his birthday in November, Cumberland County Coroner Gary White said. White said these guns have child safety locks, but "evidently when the gun was put up, there was a live round in it."

    He said no one realized the gun, which was kept in a corner, was loaded until the fatal gunshot.

    White said the children's mother was home cleaning house at the time of the shooting.

    "She had just come out of the kitchen and went to the porch to throw out some grease from the skillet," White said.

    Kentucky State Trooper Billy Gregory said police were investigating and it was "a little early" to talk about possible charges in connection with the shooting.

    White called the shooting "a tragic accident."

    "I've been the county coroner for 15 years and I think this is the first time I've had a case like this," White said. "I'm hoping that parents will realize that if you have kids, you need to put the guns out of harm's way."

    Read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-kentucky-shootingbre9400ow-20130501,0,7164159.story#ixzz2S4UZ1lly
     
  2. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    ""She had just come out of the kitchen and went to the porch to throw out some grease from the skillet," White said."

    They still use skillets in Kentucky and throw the grease out. How quaint.
     
  3. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    But think of all the murders that were prevented by the gun being in the house.
     
  4. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    If the two-year old was packing, this whole thing could have been prevented.
     
  5. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    Derrrrrrrrrrrp.
     
  6. BenPoquette

    BenPoquette Active Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1297804/Boy-4-dies-tumble-dryer-hide-seek-game-goes-tragically-wrong.html

    Outlaw dryers and hide and seek!
     
  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    If their using a skillet and frying in grease they are on the road to slow death.
     
  8. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    You got a better way to cook up squirrel?
     
  9. BenPoquette

    BenPoquette Active Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    A hand-cranked spit over an open fire...there is no other way.
     
  10. Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    Methtown, Ohio, is known for its sophistication compared to Kentucky.
     
  11. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    They don't have dryers in Kentucky
     
  12. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Re: Its all 2nd Amendment til you kill your 2 year old sister

    Tennessee is no hotbed of sophistication, either.

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