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May 15, 2013 edition

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Pickens County, S.C. -- A 35-year-old mother shot and killed her 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. She also shot and wounded her husband before attempting to shoot and kill herself. Each child was shot multiple times. The mother was in serious condition. Her husband was in critical condition.

Lake City, Fla. -- An 11-year-old boy died yesterday after he was accidentally shot in the neck by his 4-year-old sibling while in their apartment on Sunday. The 4-year-old and a 2-year-old sibling were playing with the gun and it discharged as the older brother tried to take it away from them.

Houston, Tex. -- A 14-year-old boy came home from school about 4:15 p.m. yesterday to find his 10-year-old brother and his father’s 29-year-old girlfriend both fatally shot in the head and his 40-year-old father shot in the head and wounded. Witnesses saw two men leaving the home in a hurry and then driving away. The father was listed in critical condition

Katy, Tex. -- A teenager is dead after he was accidentally shot while in a car with several other youths last night.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a car about 10:20 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 22-year-old man was shot several times and killed, and a 36-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and wounded, as the two were driving in a car and someone on the street opened fire on them about 12:40 a.m. today. The wounded man was listed as stabilized.

Charlton County, Fla. -- A man was shot and killed after an incident at a nightclub last Friday.

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- A 25-year-old man, a former security guard at a motel, shot and wounded the 47-year-old manager of the motel about 4:30 a.m. yesterday before shooting and killing himself. The manager was treated and released from a hospital.

Fayette County, Ohio -- A 61-year-old woman was accidentally shot in the leg by her husband when he was cleaning a handgun about 11 p.m. last Thursday. The husband had purchased the gun earlier in the day. His wife was listed in stable condition

Gravette, Ark. -- After a 25-year-old man broke into a neighboring home and stole several guns, he accidentally shot himself in the leg when one of them discharged as he was trying to hide the guns.

Fairfield, Calif. -- A man moving several items while at home, including a shotgun, accidentally shot himself in the abdomen about 3:45 p.m. Saturday when the gun fell and discharged as it hit the ground. The man did not know the gun was loaded. He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Kasilof, Alaska -- Police received a call about 3:15 a.m. Saturday that a 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg with a handgun while camping.

Soldotna, Alaska -- A 23-year-old man attempting to disassemble a handgun while in a vehicle about 3:15 p.m. Saturday shot himself and the 22-year-old driver of the vehicle when the weapon accidentally discharged. No word on the condition of either man.

Albany, Ga. -- A 19 year-old man playing with a gun around 3:30 p.m. Saturday shot his 18 year-old brother in the buttocks when the weapon accidentally discharged. No word on the victim’s condition.

Aurora, Colo. -- A high school employee giving an adult-student a ride home Monday accidentally shot the student in the leg when his gun discharged as he put it into the glove box. The employee uses the gun for an off-campus security job. The student was expected to survive.

Jupiter, Fla. -- A man accidentally shot himself at a bowling alley when his gun discharged while in his pocket. No one else was injured. The man will not face any charges. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was shot in his back and a man in his 20s was shot in his back and head about 4 p.m. yesterday. Both were listed in serious-to-critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was shot in the forearm as he walked along a street yesterday evening. He was listed in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 32-year-old woman was shot and wounded in the thigh and a 54-year-old man was shot and wounded in the leg after an assailant opened fire from an alley about 8:10 p.m. yesterday. The woman was listed in serious-to-critical condition; the man was in fair-to-serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was shot in both sides of his body about 10 p.m. yesterday. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 30s was shot in the bicep about 1:30 a.m. today. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 27-year-old woman was shot while standing outside a liquor store about 2:10 a.m. today. She was listed in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg and foot about 2:30 a.m. today when two assailants got out of a car and opened fire on him as he walked by a gas station. The victim refused medical attention.

Los Angeles, Calif. -- Three people were shot and killed and a fourth was shot and wounded when gunfire erupted after an argument occurred at an apartment about 6 a.m. last Friday. All four were acquaintances and between 20- and 30-years old. The wounded man was listed in fair condition.

Kenosha, Wis. -- Two people were shot and wounded during a home-invasion by two men about 11:40 p.m. yesterday. No word on the condition of the victims.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- Three men, ages 22, 20, and 19, were shot while ordering take-out at a restaurant about 12:40 a.m. Monday when three men came inside the business to rob them. The 22-year-old was shot multiple times and was listed in critical condition. The 20-year-old was shot once in the hand and listed in stable condition. The 19-year-old was shot twice in the leg and arm and was also in stable condition.

Atlanta, Ga. -- Two people were shot when they were driving in a car and gunfire rang out from nearby about 12:30 a.m. today. One victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body; the other was shot in the shoulder. Both are expected to recover.

Atlanta, Ga. -- A woman in her 50s was at home reading about 5 a.m. today when someone shot through a window and the bullet struck her in the face. She was expected to recover.

Marshall County, Miss. -- Someone was shot about 9:15 p.m. yesterday. Police believe they know who did the shooting. The victim was in critical condition.

Today’s sources: Accidentalgunshots.tumblr.com, Arkansasmatters.com, Chicago Tribune, (Fairfield, Calif.) Daily Republic, Fayette (Ohio) Advocate, Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KSRM-AM Kenai, Alaska, KUSA-TV Denver, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, (Alaska) Peninsula Clarion, Philadelphia Inquirer, Tampa Bay Times, WALB-TV Albany (Ga.), WMC-TV Memphis, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, WSB-TV Atlanta, WSOC-TV Charlotte, WTLV-TV Jacksonville

Addendum for May 15, 2013

A lobbyist for an NRA chartered organization in Wisconsin recently said gun-rights proponents need only wait-out the “Connecticut effect” before they can once again start passing laws to loosen restrictions on guns. The lobbyist thinks that we will soon forget what happened at Sandy Hook, and that those of us who want common sense gun laws will eventually lose interest and fade away. Then the NRA will have our elected representatives all to themselves, just the way they like it.

I think that lobbyist and the NRA need to know that this time is different. This time we are not going away.

Please help. Call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls. Do it today. And do it again next week. And then every week after that until they get the message.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

May 14, 2013 edition
No report filed

May 13, 2013 edition

Huntsville, Ala. -- On Saturday, a man shot two women at a home before using the gun to kill himself. One of the women is dead. The other woman, his girlfriend and the mother of his young child, is in critical condition.

Boise, Idaho -- A man was accidentally shot and killed at a home about 10:20 p.m. Friday. A 23-year-old male relative has been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter. Police said alcohol was a factor in the shooting.

Laurel, Md. -- A 59-year-old man called police about 10 a.m. today to say he had just fatally shot his wife and step-daughter and was about to kill himself. After a stand-off with police, the man was taken into custody. The man also shot at his teenage son during the incident but the boy escaped unharmed. The wife was believed to be in her 50s and the step-daughter about 25-years-old.

Berkeley, Calif. -- A man was found fatally shot outside his car on a road about 5:40 a.m. today. Police said the shooting does not appear to be random.

Youngstown, Ohio -- A 37-year-old man was shot dead on his front porch and his 76-year-old mother was shot in the leg just inside the front door early Sunday. The woman heard her son yell while outside and when she opened the front door she was struck by a bullet. No word on her condition.

Dayton, Ohio -- Two men, ages 25 and 20, were shot and killed and a third man was wounded outside a nightclub early Saturday. The incident began as a fight inside the club and it spilled out to the parking lot. Police have no suspects. The wounded man was treated and released.

Dade City, Fla. -- A 32-year-old man was fatally shot in the chest as he sat in a car with his girlfriend in a driveway outside her house. The 17-year-old brother of his girlfriend has been arrested.

Paint Lick, Ky. -- A 57-year-old man shot and killed himself last night as police arrived at a home to serve arrest warrants.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 52-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when he was shot in the face multiple times after getting into an argument with another man about 11 p.m. Saturday.

Chelsea, Mass. -- Two people were found fatally shot inside a parked vehicle about 4 a.m. today.

Raytown, Mo. -- A 60-year-old man was fatally shot while standing on a sidewalk in front of a gas station about 7 a.m. yesterday. Police said a car pulled up and two men inside fired at the victim.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was fatally shot while driving a vehicle about 4 p.m. yesterday.

Holdenville, Okla. -- A 38-year-old man was found fatally shot at a home about 6 a.m. today. A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Harris County, Tex. -- A man was found shot to death in a road about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. Witnesses said the victim was walking along when two men approached on foot and opened fire.

New Orleans, La. -- Nineteen people -- 10 men, seven women, a 10-year-old boy, and a 10-year-old girl -- were shot during a parade about 1:45 p.m. yesterday. Three suspects were spotted running from the scene. Three people were listed in critical condition; most of the others had wounds considered non life-threatening. The two 10-year-olds suffered graze wounds.

Pine Bluff, Ark. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot about 11 p.m. Saturday while outside a mall when a unknown male exited a nearby car and opened fire. The victim’s injuries were reported as non life-threatening.

Santa Rosa, Calif. -- A 27-year-man who had been drinking at a bar went outside about 1:50 a.m. today and began firing shots into the air. When his 25-year-old brother tried to stop him, a struggle ensued and the younger man was accidentally shot in the calf. No word on the victim’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in his shoulder about 3:45 p.m. yesterday. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was shot in the head and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg when someone approached the two as they were walking and opened fire about 6:30 p.m. yesterday. The 18-year-old was on life support. The 15-year-old was reported as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest about 7 p.m. yesterday when a gunman approached on foot and opened fire. No word on the victim’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man was shot in the thigh as he walked along about 1 a.m. today when two gunmen approached and opened fire. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Glen Burnie, Md. -- A 21-year-old man who got into an argument with an acquaintance while sitting in a car was shot by the acquaintance as he exited the vehicle about 4:45 p.m. Friday. The shooter then fled the scene. The victim was reported to have non life-threatening injuries.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A man showed up at a medical center suffering from multiple gunshot wounds about 10:25 p.m. Friday. No word on his condition.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A man was shot while on a street about 2 a.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A woman was shot about 3 a.m. yesterday. No word on her condition.

Hartford, Conn. -- Two men were shot while on a street about 2 a.m. yesterday. No word on their condition.

Hartford, Conn. -- A 30-year-old man was shot in the chest about 8:45 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Dade City, Fla. -- A 24-year-old man was found shot twice in the head about 6 p.m. yesterday. A 28-year-old man has been arrested. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Baltimore, Md. -- Someone was shot in the leg about 2 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Baltimore, Md. -- Someone was shot in the leg about 8:15 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Today’s sources: Arkansasmatters.com, Birmingham News, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hartford Courant, Houston Chronicle, KCTV-TV Kansas City, Oakland Tribune, Tampa Bay Times,
Washington Post, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WCHS-TV Charleston W.V.

May 12, 2013 edition

Waynesville, Ind. -- Four people -- a 53-year-old woman, two 41-year-old men, and a 39-year-old man -- were found fatally shot in a home. The woman’s 27-year-old son, who lived with her, discovered the bodies when he returned home from work about 10:45 p.m. yesterday. Police are looking for a suspect.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 20s was fatally shot while on a street about 3:30 a.m. today.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man in his 50s was shot and killed and a woman was shot several times at a home about 11:45 p.m. yesterday. A 55-year-old man has been arrested. Police believe the shooter and victims were related. The wounded woman was listed in critical but stable condition.

Bridgeport, Conn. -- A man was found fatally shot inside a car about 4:15 a.m. today.

Hammond, La. -- A man was found fatally shot in a parking lot about 12:30 a.m. Friday. Police have arrested a suspect.

Blackfoot, Idaho -- The body of a 29-year old university student who had been missing since August was discovered on Friday. A gun was found next to the body. Police said the death was a suicide.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- Police reporting to reports of shots fired about 11:50 p.m. yesterday found a 17-year-old boy fatally shot in a parking lot.

Tampa, Fla. -- A 21-year-old man was fatally shot and a 26-year-old man was shot and wounded outside a gentleman’s club early yesterday morning. The wounded man was treated and released from a local hospital.

Memphis, Tenn. -- An 18-year-old died in a shooting Friday night. No other information was available.

Baltimore, Md. -- A man was found fatally shot inside a car about 3:15 a.m. Saturday.

Denton, Tex. -- A 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head by his 8-year-old brother after the older boy found a .22-caliber rifle inside the family home around 11:30 a.m. yesterday. Two adults were at home at the time of the shooting. The boy was listed in critical condition.

Tampa, Fla. -- A 3-year-old was shot Tuesday night. His condition was not known. No other details were released.

Camden, N.J. -- A 12-year-old boy in an apartment was accidentally shot in the face by an 11-year-old boy about 8 a.m. Friday. Police are trying to determine how the boy got the gun. The victim was expected to survive.

Missoula, Mont. -- A custodian at a university accidentally shot himself in the foot on campus Wednesday night, apparently with his own gun. He has been placed on administrative leave.

Little Rock, Ark. -- When the drivers of two cars pulled over after getting into a road-rage dispute while driving on an interstate highway yesterday afternoon, one of the drivers was shot in the shoulders and chest after he got out of his car and approached the other driver. The shooter was in custody. The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Dade City, Fla. -- A man was shot in the chest about 10 p.m. Friday in a domestic incident. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old was on a sidewalk with two other people about 10:30 p.m. yesterday when someone walked up and shot him once in the abdomen. He was expected to recover.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 19-year-old man was shot while on a street last night. His injures were not life-threatening.

Des Moines, Iowa -- A 21-year-old man showed up at a hospital yesterday night with a gunshot wound to his thigh.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy was found shot multiple times and lying on a sidewalk about 10 p.m. Friday. He was on life support yesterday and not expected to recover.

Portland, Ore. -- Two people, one of them a 17-year-old boy, were shot outside a convenience store about 9:20 p.m. yesterday. Both victims were reported to have non life-threatening injuries.

Seattle, Wash. -- A man in his 20s was found today shot dead in a parking lot.

Jersey City, N.J. -- Four people were shot and wounded at a housing complex just before midnight last night. All the victims were reported to have non life-threatening injuries.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot while on a street about 12:30 p.m. today. No word on his condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the neck while on a street about 8:30 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- A 21-year-old-woman was shot in the shoulder last night. Her injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Albuquerque N.M. -- A 74-year-old woman was struck on the top of her head by a bullet shortly after noon today. Police think somebody might have fired a gun in the surrounding neighborhood and the bullet landed on the woman. The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Today’s sources: ArkansasMatters.com, The (Baton Rouge) Advocate, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Idaho Statesman, KCCI-TV Des Moines, Seattle Times, The Star-Ledger, Tampa Bay Times, Times-Picayune, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WISH-TV Indianapolis

May 11, 2013 edition
No report filed

May 10, 2013 edition
No report filed

May 9, 2013 edition

Corsicana, Tex. -- A 2-year-old boy died after accidentally shooting himself in the head last night. The child apparently found a handgun in a bedroom while his father was in a walk-in closet just a few feet away.

Shingletown, Calif. -- A manhunt is underway for a 45-year-old-man suspected of fatally shooting his 34-year-old wife and two daughters, ages 8 and 4.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 23-year-old man was fatally shot during a robbery attempt about 10:30 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 47-year-old man was shot and killed riding his bicycle when gunfire rang out from a passing car about 8:30 p.m. yesterday.

Hartford, Conn. -- A 39-year-old man was fatally shot in the head about 8 p.m. yesterday while sitting in the driver's seat of his parked car.

Baltimore, Md. -- A man in his 20s was shot and killed after getting into an argument with someone while in the stairwell of an apartment building about 9 p.m. yesterday.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 20-year-old man was fatally shot at a home about 11:30 p.m. yesterday.

Atlanta, Ga. -- A 46-year-old man was fatally shot during a robbery at his home Tuesday.

Santa Fe, N.M. -- A 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the thigh while at home about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when a 24-year-old friend was playing with a handgun and it discharged.

Katy, Tex. -- An 18-year-old was shot in the face while at home Monday night when his 21-year-old brother in another room was handling an AR-15 rifle and the weapon accidentally discharged.

Fairfield, Idaho -- A 34-year-old man was bear hunting Saturday when a rifle in his backpack accidentally discharged and the bullet struck him in the knee. He was airlifted to a hospital where his leg was amputated.

Marion, Mont. -- A man accidentally shot himself in the calf on Tuesday.

Salem, Ore. -- When he heard someone outside his RV about 4:00 a.m. Tuesday, a 71-year-old man got his .22 caliber rifle and went outside to investigate, but accidentally shot himself in the jaw when he tripped and fell. He was able to knock on a bedroom window and wake his wife who then drove him to a hospital where his injuries were reported as non life-threatening. No sign of a prowler was found.

El Reno, Okla. -- A 26-year-old man was shot about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. An arrest warrant has been issued for a 70-year-old man in connection with the shooting. No word on the victim’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men, ages 22 and 19, were shot and wounded while playing basketball when gunfire rang out from a passing car about 6 p.m. yesterday

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men, 31 and 20, were shot and wounded while on a street about 6:05 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 25-year-old man was shot in the mouth while on a street about 8:30 p.m. yesterday. He was listed in critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. --  A 16-year-old boy was shot and wounded about 9:30 p.m. yesterday after someone approached him and then opened fire. He was struck multiple times. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 27-year-old man was shot in the thigh as he was robbed outside a gas station about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man was shot in the shoulder about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. He was listed in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old woman suffered a graze wound when she was shot just after midnight last night.

Lynn, Mass. -- A 21-year-old man was shot in forehead while on a street about 8 p.m. Tuesday. He was listed in stable condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 19-year-old man was found shot outside his apartment about midnight last night. His injuries were considered life-threatening.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A man walking to a nearby store was shot about 2 a.m. today. He was able to run back to his home where relatives called for help.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 70-year-old man was grazed in the head after an unknown male came into his residence and fired several shots about 8:40 p.m. yesterday. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- Two men were shot while on a street about 9:10 p.m. last night. Their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man was shot in the leg while on a street about 11:15 a.m. yesterday.

Hayward, Calif. -- A 37-year-old man walking with a friend was shot and wounded outside an apartment complex about 9:40 p.m. Monday when several shots rang out from a car that pulled up. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Today’s sources: accidentalgunshots.tumblr.com, Albany (Ore.) Tribune, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Daily Inter Lake, Florida Times-Union, Hartford Courant, Houston Chronicle, Idaho Statesman,  KTRK-TV Houston, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, The Oklahoman, Oakland Tribune, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WFAA-TV Dallas, WMC-TV Memphis

Addendum for May 9, 2013

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May 8, 2013 edition

Tampa, Fla. -- A 3-year-old boy is dead after he found a handgun in a backpack belonging to his 29-year-old uncle while in a bedroom they shared and accidentally shot himself about 7:10 p.m. yesterday. The child’s parents, ages 22 and 21, were at home at the time.

Murray, Ky. -- A 23-year-old man, a university student, died after accidentally shooting himself in the head at a fraternity house while showing a gun to a friend about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The victim had served three tours of duty in Afghanistan as an Army Ranger.

Jones County, Ga. -- A 22-year-old woman was apparently accidentally shot and killed about 8:30 p.m. Monday when her 27-year-old boyfriend was handling a handgun and it accidentally discharged.

North Miami, Fla. -- A man was shot and killed about 9 p.m. Sunday while at a baby shower attended by a large number of family and friends at a community center. Police were searching for the gunman. No other details were available.

Little Rock, Ark. -- Someone was shot and killed while on a street around 11:00 p.m. yesterday.

Benton, Ark. --  Police found a 55-year-old man fatally shot in his home about 7:15 a.m. Monday. His 56-year-old wife has been arrested.

Indianapolis, Ind. --  A man was found fatally shot on a street about 2:45 a.m. yesterday.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A 76-year-old man, a landscaper cutting grass at an apartment complex with his grandson, was shot and killed Monday morning. Two men, ages 28 and 24, have been arrested.

Boston, Mass. -- Someone was found fatally shot and lying on a street about 11 p.m. yesterday.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A cab driver was shot and killed about 12:45 a.m. today during an attempted robbery.

Duquesne, Penn. -- Two men, ages 29 and 18, were shot and killed about 6 p.m. Monday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man walking on a sidewalk was fatally shot about 11 p.m. yesterday when he was struck by shots fired from a nearby car.

Houston, Tex. -- A 63-year-old landowner shot and killed a suspected burglar while guarding his combination scrap and junk yard located on a heavily overgrown one-acre lot about 4 p.m. Monday. The landowner said he heard something moving through the area and fired his rifle at least once.

Oxnard, Calif. -- A woman believed to be in her 50s and a man in his late 30s were found fatally shot in a car early Saturday morning. Police are looking for the shooter.

Bessemer City, N.C. -- A man was shot and killed while mowing his lawn this morning. The incident began when a neighbor drove down the road in front of the victim’s house and a confrontation occurred between the two that led to the shooting. The driver and the victim had an ongoing dispute.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while driving about 8:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Newark, N.J. -- A 26-year-old man was found fatally shot about 4 p.m. Monday.

Houston, Tex. -- About 9 p.m. yesterday, a 7-year-old boy was shot by a younger brother who found a .22 rifle and began playing with the weapon. The boy’s injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the hand with a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun at his home about 12:45 p.m. Monday after finding a key and unlocking the safe where his father kept the gun. The child’s 75-year-old great- grandmother was at home with him at the time. The child’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg with a gun belonging to a friend after a vehicle pulled up and opened fire on him and two female friends, ages 20 and 16, about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. No word on his condition.

Paris, Tex. -- A 49- year-old man carrying a handgun in a vest holster shot himself in the groin when the weapon accidentally discharged early Monday morning. He was listed in stable condition.

West Hempfield Township, Penn. -- A 21-year-old man sitting in a car around midnight Sunday accidentally shot himself in the leg as he tried to load his handgun. He was listed in fair condition.

University City, Mo. -- A security officer just getting home from work accidentally shot himself when his weapon discharged as he was removing it from its holster about 8:30 a.m. yesterday. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Wilmington, N.C. -- A man was accidentally shot by a friend about 9:20 p.m. Monday. No word on his condition.

La Salle, Ill. -- A 32-year-old man accidentally shot himself while in a car showing his 9 mm handgun to a friend about 3:30 a.m. Saturday. No word on the victim’s condition.

Elgin Township, Ill. -- A 28-year-old man handling a gun while at his home accidentally shot his brother in the abdomen. No report on his condition.

Missoula, Mont. -- A 49-year-old woman was shot in the face by her 55-year-old husband about 1:30 a.m. yesterday. Her injuries were not believe to be life-threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the chest as he stood on a street corner with several other people after gunfire rang out from a passing vehicle about 6:15 p.m. yesterday. The victim was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 55-year-old man was shot in the thigh about 9:50 p.m. yesterday as he walked on the sidewalk. He was listed in good condition.

Sciotoville, Ohio-- A woman was shot after getting into an altercation with someone while in a car yesterday evening. The suspect was caught. The victim’s injuries were reported as superficial.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 11-year-old boy and 26-year-old man were shot and wounded about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. Two suspects opened fire on the 26-year-old as he walked into a home after getting out of his car, striking him and the boy, who was inside the house. Both victims were listed in critical condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man was shot and wounded yesterday morning in the parking lot at an apartment complex. He was shot multiple times. A 32-year-old suspect has been arrested and police have issued a warrant for another suspect, 39 years old. No word on the victim’s condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- Two teens were shot while on a street about 8 p.m. yesterday. Both were listed in critical condition.

Today’s sources: Accidentalgunshots.tumblr.com, Arkansasmatters.com, Birmingham News, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle, (Lancaster, Penn.) Intelligencer Journal, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KSDK-TV St. Louis, KXII-TV Sherman (Tex.), KXLH-TV Helena, Murray (Ky.) Ledger & Times, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, (LaSalle, Ill.) News Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (St. Louis) Riverfront Times, (Wilmington, N.C.) Star News, The Star-Ledger, Tampa Bay Times, WCHS-TV Charleston W.V., WISH-TV Indianapolis, WMAZ-TV Macon, WMC-TV Memphis, WSOC-TV Charlotte, WSVN-TV Miami, WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Addendum for May 8, 2013

We have an epidemic of gun violence in the U.S.A. Here’s an organization working to find a cure: http://www.demandaction.org/

May 7, 2013 edition
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May 6, 2013 edition

Falmouth, Me.-- A 46-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his 68-year-old mother Friday night. The man’s father discovered his wife’s body when he returned to their house after walking their dog. The son lived with his parents after a divorce.

Denver, Colo. -- A man in a relationship with a woman shot and killed her and then shot himself in the chest in front of relatives at a family gathering about 9 p.m. yesterday. The two had an argument before he shot her. No word on his condition.

Boston, Mass. -- A man was shot and killed and a woman shot and wounded at an apartment about 12:40 a.m. Friday. No word on the woman’s condition.

Boston, Mass. -- Two men in their 20s were found fatally shot in a rental car outside a drugstore about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Bude, Miss. -- A 54-year-old man walked into a convenience store about 5:20 a.m. Thursday and proceeded to shoot and kill a 49-year-old man and also shoot and wound a 45-year-old man. The wounded man was struck in the arm. No word on his condition.

Chilton County, Ala. -- A man in his mid-70s was found dead from a gunshot wound in a vehicle parked behind a funeral home about 1 p.m. yesterday. Police are investigating the shooting as a suicide.

Clinton Township, Mich. -- A 24-year-old man was shot and killed after getting into an argument with someone at a park about 6:50 p.m. yesterday.

Inkster, Mich. -- A man and a woman showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds about 2:40 a.m. today. The man died later at a hospital. The woman was shot in the arm. No word on her condition.

Bossier City, La. -- One man was killed and another wounded in a drive-by shooting about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. The wounded man’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Compton, Calif. -- A 21-year-old man was shot and killed and a 23-year-old man was shot and wounded as they stood in front of a strip-mall around 4:20 a.m. yesterday. The wounded man was listed in stable condition.

Kansas City, Mo. -- A man was found fatally shot and lying on a sidewalk around 1:45 a.m. today.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed and a 22-year-old man was shot and wounded about 10 p.m. yesterday. The two were standing on the sidewalk when someone approached on foot and then opened fire.

East Palo Alto, Calif. -- Five people were wounded about 2:50 p.m. yesterday while at a bus stop outside a busy fast-food restaurant when a car pulled up and shots rang out from the vehicle. One victim was a grandmother who was with a 6-year-old child. All the victims were treated for minor injuries.

Antioch, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in his arm about 8:30 p.m. yesterday. Two children -- a 12-year-old girl and an 11-year old boy -- who were sitting in a nearby car suffered cuts to their hands and arms when a stray bullet from the shooting hit a window in their vehicle and sent glass flying. The shooting victim was reported in stable condition.

Tulsa, Okla. -- A man was found late last night on the front porch of a home suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Spokane, Wash. -- A man was shot dead at a home about 5 p.m. Friday.

New Orleans, La. -- A 25-year-old male passenger in a car was shot and killed and a 23-year-old male driver was shot and wounded while motoring on an interstate highway about 3 a.m. today. Another car was seen fleeing the area. The wounded man was listed in stable condition.

Washington, D.C. -- A 29-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a vehicle about 6:40 p.m. yesterday.

Baltimore, Md. -- One man was shot and killed and two men were shot and wounded about 7 p.m. yesterday. The three were among several people milling about when three gunmen walked up and opened fire. The wounded men were expected to recover.

Central Islip, N.Y. -- A court officer at a U.S. district courthouse accidentally shot himself in the arm about 9:20 a.m. today. The incident occurred in a room not accessible to the public. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Inkster, Mich. -- Two people were shot and wounded about 7:15 p.m. yesterday. Both were expected to recover.

Inkster, Mich. -- A man showed up at a hospital early this morning with a gunshot wound. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man was driving a vehicle about 7:30 p.m. yesterday when he was shot twice in the abdomen by a gunman riding a bicycle. The victim was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old woman standing on a sidewalk was shot in a leg when shots rang out from a passing vehicle about 10:15 p.m. yesterday. The victim was reported in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- About 11:30 p.m. yesterday, a 41-year-old man was shot twice in a thigh and once in a leg by a gunman on foot. The victim’s condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- Three men, ages 31, 23, and 22, were shot and wounded as they walked along a sidewalk about 12:40 a.m. today. The 23-year-old was struck in the back. He was listed in serious condition at a local hospital. The other two victims were each shot in the leg. No word on their condition.

White County, Ark. -- A 19-year-old man was shot during a fight at an American Legion hall early yesterday. No report on his condition.

Colorado Springs, Colo. -- A 24-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand, thigh and calf after cleaning his handgun Saturday afternoon. The gun fired when he was replacing the magazine. He was listed in fair condition.

Oakland, Calif. -- A man was shot about 3:30 p.m. yesterday. He was listed in stable condition.

Oakland, Calif. -- A woman was found with gunshot wounds about 11 p.m. yesterday. She was listed in serious condition.

Green Lake, Wash. -- A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting about 2 a.m. today. The incident began as the man and his brother were walking across a street and got into a verbal altercation with the occupants of a car. After driving off, the car circled back and shots rang out from the vehicle. The victim was listed in serious condition.

Today’s sources: Arkansasmatters.com, Birmingham News, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Clarion-Ledger, Denver Post, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KCTV-TV Kansas City, New York Daily News, Oakland Tribune, The Oklahoman, Seattle Times, Times-Picayune, Washington Post, WBAL-TV Baltimore

May 5, 2013 edition

Park City, Kan. -- A 36-year-old man is dead after he was accidentally shot in the abdomen by a friend who was putting a handgun back together and the weapon discharged. The friend thought the gun was empty.

Wentzville, Mo. -- About 3:30 p.m. yesterday, a 44-year-old woman shot her son and then used the weapon to kill herself. The son , reported as a child, was listed in stable condition.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 21-year-old man found shot in an apartment this morning was pronounced dead at a hospital at 7:26 a.m. The victim had been struck multiple times in the chest and arms.

Columbia, Md. -- A 47-year-old woman was found fatally shot in a car at an apartment parking lot about 9 a.m. yesterday. She had been struck multiple times.

Tampa, Fla. -- Two women were found shot and killed and a third was found shot and wounded at their home about 11:10 a.m. today. No report on the condition of the wounded woman. Police do not believe the shooting was random.

Pineville, Ky. -- On Friday, a 45-year-old man fatally shot his 41-year-old wife before using the gun to kill himself.

Lansdowne, Md. -- A 33-year-old man died Wednesday after he was shot on April 27 when two people in masks opened fire on the victim and another man who was wounded. A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 20-year-old man was shot and killed about 1:45 p.m. yesterday.

Charlotte, N.C. --  A 28 year-old man was shot to death as he stepped out the front door of a residence about 9:15 p.m. Friday. Police said the man and his suspected killer had been involved in a dispute some time earlier at another location.

Anderson, Ind. -- A 24-year-old man was fatally shot while at a bar early Saturday morning.

Atlantic City, N.J. -- A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot and lying in a street about 2:20 p.m. yesterday. He had been struck multiple times.

Newark, N.J. -- A 30-year-old man was shot to death while on a street about 2 a.m. Friday.

New Orleans, La. -- A 27-year-old man was shot to death while on a street about 12:15 a.m. today. He was struck multiple times.

New Orleans, La. -- Police are looking for a 51-year-old man who they say shot two family members -- a 45-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man -- around 11 p.m. Friday in their house after a domestic dispute. Both victims were reported in critical condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the stomach and arm about 9 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Rosedale, Md. -- A man was found shot dead in front of a gas station about 4:30 a.m. today.

Durham, N.C. -- A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in front of a home about 10:50 p.m. Friday.

Brighton, Ala. -- A 4-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head by a handgun while playing with a 4-year-old cousin in the bedroom of a home about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Police do not yet know how the gun was found by the children or if it was discharged by the boy or his cousin. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Oakland Park, Fla. -- A 13-year-old boy accidentally shot his 6-year-old sister at their home about 7 p.m. yesterday. The two were home alone when the teen found a handgun. The victim was listed in critical but stable condition.

Williamsport, Md. -- An 8-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the thigh at an apartment about 5:50 p.m. Friday. Two adults and four children were in the apartment at the time of the shooting. The boy was listed in stable condition. No other details were available.

Carroll Township, Penn. -- A woman on Friday accidentally shot her husband with a handgun as they were looking at some old guns that the husband took down from the attic. He thought all the guns were unloaded. His injury was reported as superficial.

Hattiesburg, Miss. -- A 21-year-old university student was in critical but stable condition at a hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the leg on Thursday. He was found outside his vehicle parked near the front of the campus.

Manchester, Conn. -- A 57-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the foot with an AR-15 rifle about 11 p.m. Friday. No word on his condition.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 24-year-old man was found shot and lying on the ground about 2 a.m. today. He was listed in critical condition.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A man was found shot and wounded in a bank parking lot about 7:50 p.m. yesterday. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 36-year-old woman buying food from a street-vendor was shot in the arm about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. The woman's husband and children were nearby and police don't believe she was the intended target. She was listed in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 31-year-old man was shot during an attempt to carjack his vehicle around 2:30 a.m. today. No word on his condition.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 32-year-old man was shot by a 66-year-old man about 9:15 a.m. Thursday. The incident began when the victim went to the older man’s house to install carpeting. As the two men talked on a porch, the older man became agitated and went inside the house. He came out with a handgun and fired it at the man as he tried to drive away. The victims was listed in critical condition.

Mt. Clemens, Mich. -- Two 17-year-old boys were struck by bullets and wounded about 9 p.m. Friday after shots were fired from a passing car. The two said the shooting followed an argument at a basketball game. Both were treated and released from a local hospital.

Miami, Fla. -- Three people were shot today at a 60-story condominium building. No medical information was reported.

Houston, Tex. -- A 26-year-old woman was shot and wounded when a suspect believed to be her ex-boyfriend pulled up in a car and shot at her as she was moving into a new house. The woman was listed in critical condition.

Los Angeles, Calif. -- A man was shot in the neck while sitting in his car that was parked in an alley about 11 p.m. yesterday. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Colton, Calif. -- A corrections officer was shot while pumping gas about 8:30 p.m. Thursday after he was approached by four suspects who opened fire and fled. One of the suspects has been apprehended. No word on the victim’s condition.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- An 18-year-old man was shot and wounded while near a park about 1 a.m. Saturday. No word on his condition.

Newark, N.J. -- A man was shot while on a street about 1 a.m. yesterday. He was listed in critical but stable condition.

Oakland, Calif. -- Two people in a car were shot about 2 a.m. yesterday. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Oakland, Calif. -- A man and a woman were struck by gunshots fired from a vehicle about 10 p.m. Friday. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

La Mesa, Calif. -- Two men in their 20s were shot while riding in a car on an interstate highway about 3:40 a.m. today. The shots came from another vehicle. Both victims were listed in serious condition.

Today’s sources: Accidentalgunshots.tumblr.com, Birmingham News, Chicago Tribune, Clarion-Ledger, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Denver Post, Detroit Free Press, Florida Times-Union, Hartford Courant, The (Hagerstown, Md.) Herald-Mail, Herald-Sun, KABC-TV Los Angeles, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Diego Union Tribune, The Star-Ledger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sun Sentinel, Tampa Bay Times, Times-Picayune, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WCHS-TV Charleston W.V., WISH-TV Indianapolis, WSOC-TV Charlotte, York (Penn.) Daily Record

Addendum for May 5, 2013

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Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:22 PM PDT.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA) and Shut Down the NRA.

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