Two Boys Under Ten Years of Age Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Shooting Death of 62-Year-Old Man

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OCONEE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA — Two boys, ages 8 and 9, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 62-year-old man in South Carolina. According to a press release, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called by the man’s wife on June 30th when she was unable to locate her husband […]

Parents React to Discovering Peeping Tom Outside Their Home – Suspect Disarms Mother and is Shot by Father

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HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – A father shot a man who was allegedly looking into his daughter’s bedroom window late Sunday night. According to Harris County sheriff’s deputies, the incident occurred in northwest Harris County around 10 p.m. Sunday. The parents ran to their daughter’s room upon hearing her scream, and she told them that a […]

Man Fatally Shoots Relative Unintentionally While Pistol-Whipping Another Man At Bar

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HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – A man was fatally shot by a relative who was pistol-whipping another man with a semi-automatic handgun during an altercation in a bar Sunday evening.  The Harris County Sherriff’s Office says it happened around 10:40 p.m. at Micheladas La Barra, located at 10010 Antoine Drive in Houston. According to Sgt. B. […]

Police Called After Hospital Visitor’s Handgun Falls from Pocket and Discharges Inside Facility

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WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA – A hospital visitor was held responsible for allowing his concealed handgun to discharge inside Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Friday evening. No one was injured, and police are calling it an “accidental discharge” of a firearm. According to police, Gary Cope, 69, was on the fourth floor of the hospital visiting […]

Tennessee Toddler Dies After Being Shot by Sibling Who Found Loaded Handgun in Home

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CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE — A 2-year-old boy died Wednesday night after he was shot by another child in the home who had gained access to a loaded handgun that had been left unsecured. Clarksville police say the tragic incident occurred around 10 p.m. at a house in the 3400 block of Pembroke Road where three children under […]

Mother of 5 Fatally Shot by Child Who Found Gun in Her Purse

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CORNELIUS, NORTH CAROLINA — A mother is dead after one of her children found a gun inside her purse and shot her Monday evening, according to Cornelius police.  Officers responded to reports of a shooting at Cornelius Village Apartments on Meridian Street off Catawba Avenue around 6:55 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found 25-year-old Gabriel Alexis […]

2020 By the Numbers: Record Gun Sales, Record Background Checks, and a New Record Number of Concealed Carry Permit Holders

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2020 was a year that will be long remembered by everyone for many different reasons. Unfortunately, many of them are unpleasant. The firearms and ammunition industries are amid the same chaos that many other business sectors have. Manufacturers are running wide open, while wholesalers and retailers cannot keep anything near normal stock levels on the […]