3-Year-Old Girl Was Hit By The AK-47 Bullet When Her Grandmother Attempted To Discharge The Weapon

Date March 22, 2018

A 3-year-old girl was hit by an AK-47 bullet when her grandmother tried to discharge the rifle to get it out of the house. The two shots were accidentally made from the second floor down to the basement where they almost hit another 18-year-old member of the family resting on the couch.

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Gun control issue

With the recent events in Florida high school, the country’s gun situation becomes more heated. While the president opts for arming the teachers, the public is against bringing even more guns into the society.

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Teachers are in school to provide the students with the knowledge and not to be concerned about the rifles lying in their bookshelves. The horrible events connected with guns continue happening every day, even though people try to prevent the unnecessary accidents.

Unfortunate accident

On March 21, Warren was shocked by the breaking news – the 3-year-old girl was shot in a leg by her grandmother who was trying to unload the bullets from the working AK-47.

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The gun shot twice from the second floor, hitting the little kid on the first floor as well as nearly missing another family member in the basement. The police claimed that the suffered girl is now located at Macomb hospital in the stable condition.

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The unfortunate gun is officially registered for the father of the hit daughter, but now, the dad can be charged with the failure to grant the secured place for the weapon that caused the accident.

Granting security

Even though, keeping the gun inside the house together with children is not a good idea, it is still quite a possible scenario in the American houses. If it happened, try to store the ammunition and a weapon in different places.

The gun should be locked without any access to kids, as even a 2-year-old can easily trigger the deadly weapon. Be conscious parents, take care of the close ones.

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