By Tony Winterburn • 27 February 2020 • 8:21
Police outside the Baby sitters appartment after she shot the 10-year-old in the stomach
A 10-year-old boy was shot in the stomach by his babysitter when she was taking selfies with her mobile phone whilst holding a gun. The boy was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but is making a slow recovery.
According to the National Security Council, accidental and preventable gun deaths represent 1% of all gun-related deaths in the United States. Gilliland reminded the public to always remember that you can’t play with guns.
“Firearms are dangerous, so take precautions to make sure things like this don’t happen,” Gilliland said. “Taking selfies was not the best thing to be doing.”
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