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4-year-old Jarrion Walker accidentally shot himself inside a parked car next to his two infant siblings while two adults smoked marijuana in the front seats.

Everyone in the film industry has weighed in with thoughts about the shooting involving Alec Baldwin on set of the movie 'Rust,' and even hip-hop mogul Master P had an opinion based off his lengthy career in music videos and film production.


Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western and killed the cinematographer, officials said. The director of the movie was wounded, and authorities are investigating what happened.


24-year-old Taniyria Holt is facing possible manslaughter charges as she carelessly recorded herself parading a loaded gun that she did not own, and passing the gun to her sister, not knowing it was loaded, shot her in the face.

A Tennessee woman will spend 12 years in prison after leaving a stolen gun in a Georgia hotel room and trying to cover up what happened when her 5-year-old nephew got it and shot a 3-year-old in the mouth. On May 28, Tashia Lenette Woods reportedly left the weapon, which was stolen from a gun […]

A 5-year-old boy is reportedly in the hospital after he was accidentally shot by his 3-year-old brother. According to a local news outlet, the shooting happened early Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in Dallas. Their father was on the way to the hospital with both boys when he was stopped by police. The injured […]

A 17-year-old has been charged with criminal negligent homicide for shooting and killing his 15-year-old girlfriend Sunday morning in Texas. KHOU 11 identified the shooter as Javon Martin, and the victim as Makaila Simon. Investigators reportedly believe that Martin was playing with a rifle when he pointed it towards Simon and pulled the trigger. The […]

Three teenagers were playing with a gun, and one ended up in the hospital, reports Click 2 Houston.  Two 17-year-old girls and a 16-year-old boy were playing with an AK-47. One of the girls attempted to put the gun in her pants and was shot in the leg. She was taken to the hospital in […]

A 4-year-old girl found a loaded gun in her home in New Orleans and accidentally shot herself in the stomach. Her mother, Keviyon Kelley, 27, was arrested and faces one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, reports The Advocate. Kelley reportedly told police that she had fallen asleep but was awakened by the sound of […]

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Damani Terry just wanted to join a group of girls dancing in a park across the street. The 2-year-old stepped into the road — right into the path of an oncoming van. The van hit the toddler, and the driver jumped out to check on the badly injured boy, setting into motion […]