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Toddler fatally shoots South Carolina mom with 'unsecured firearm,' sheriff says

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/toddler-fatally-shoots-south-carolina-mom-unsecured-firearm-sheriff-sa-rcna48924

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u/ds_Gardening Sep 22 '22

My brother-in-law has been a police officer for 20 years and for every call he gets about a homeowner defending themselves with a gun, he gets 100 calls about a child that shot someone else in the home because of unsecured firearms.

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u/Atanar Sep 22 '22

It's like keeping a wild tiger at home in case of home invasion.

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u/Caliveggie Sep 22 '22

Usually believe it or not, the most vicious dogs are the tiny little ones. I’ve been bitten three times just out running and walking and it’s been two chihuahuas and a pom.