A new study on guns & kids has ‘staggering’ results. Giving the most complete picture yet of the toll gunfire takes on Americans ages 0-17, the study says about 1300 US kids die by guns each year, 5790 are hurt.
How horrific! A 13-year-old girl was shot and killed by her older brother just moments after she hugged him on his 17th b-day. The boy was reportedly goofing around & playfully put the loaded gun up to her head, not meaning to fire it. But accident or not, our hearts are completely breaking for this family.
This is SO heartbreaking! Christy Sheats, the mother who fatally shot her 2 daughters, actually called for a ‘family meeting’ before she opened fire on her family. Even more shocking — Christy, who suffered from mental illness, was a self-proclaimed gun-lover who reportedly owned 10 guns!
What a chilling turn of events! Christy Sheats, 42, who opened fire on her two daughters, killing them in cold blood on June 24, reportedly called for a family meeting before the shooting began. This info, released by Texas authorities, makes it seems as if Christy’s shooting spree was premeditated and that she needed an excuse to get her whole family in one room together — how frightening! The mother-of-two also apparently owned 10 guns and was an avowed gun-rights advocate!
This is SO sad. A 6-year-old boy was playing with a gun when he shot and killed his younger brother on June 25. Their mother, Itiyanah Spruill, has now been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and a weapons violation related to the death.
Our hearts are completely breaking right now! In a horrific tragedy that occurred on June 25, a New Jersey boy, 6, fatally shot his 4-year-old brother in the head while playing with his mother’s gun. And while authorities deemed the shooting accidental, the children’s mother, Itiyanah Spruill, 22, has been charged. Itiyanah is currently being held in jail.