8 year old boy... killed by uzi...

silverswordOctober 28, 2008

Boy Accidentally Killed by Submachine Gun at Firearms Expo

Father, Instructor Nearby When the 8-Year-Old Fired Micro Uzi

By SARAH NETTER

Oct. 27, 2008

"With his father and a firearms instructor standing nearby, an 8-year-old Connecticut boy shot himself in the head with a submachine gun yesterday, killing himself in an accident some say should never have happened."

y'think? Who would let their 8 year old fire an UZI?

Here is a link that might be useful: ABC Report

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believer

What a sad story....what are people thinking? That is something that would drive you insane if you had to live with it being your responsibility. So So Sad. His dad was a Doctor, right? Geez...makes me ill.

    Bookmark   October 28, 2008 at 3:26PM
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western_pa_luann

"Who would let their 8 year old fire an UZI?"
Obviously, that dad....

    Bookmark   October 28, 2008 at 11:43PM
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popi_gw

I heard this too, crazy, very sad.

    Bookmark   October 29, 2008 at 3:20AM
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christy2828

Unbelievable. What a horrible thing to happen. Very sad. Christy

    Bookmark   November 1, 2008 at 9:59PM
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finedreams

that's why i am for a very serious gun control. just in case some people are too stupid to not allow children around weapons.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2008 at 10:12AM
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silversword

Hi Finedreams,
Do you think the responsibility should lie with legislature or with the boy's parents?

I'm so torn on this. 1. I feel that no child should be around semi-automatic weapons. But 2. my parents were around shotguns, etc. their entire lives and none of their friends or family ever were injured from those guns.

What changed? I'm really puzzled.

    Bookmark   November 3, 2008 at 9:43AM
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