In the 24 hours it takes for this column to be written, edited, copy edited and uploaded to The Root and to end up on your phone, about 318 people across the United States will have been shot (in fact, the shooting at YouTube headquarters happened between writing my first and second drafts of this column). That’s just…
The family of a 7-year-old St. Louis boy who was killed over the weekend believes that the boy’s younger brother found the gun and accidentally killed his sibling while looking for candy.
A Georgia teacher sent students and faculty into panic after he fired at least one shot inside a classroom, spiking tensions even further after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Little Kavan Collins was walking down a Chicago street with his mother in June 2016 when he was hit in the face by a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting. On Tuesday, the 5-year-old accidentally shot himself in the hand with a handgun he found in the home of a family member, authorities said.
A Plantation, Fla., police officer will be sent for additional training after accidentally deploying her Taser on a 10-year-old boy right after telling the child and his brother that the weapon wasn’t a toy.
Police have arrested 34-year-old Maurice Antonio Mobley in connection with the fatal accidental shooting of a 5-year-old girl over the weekend, Action News Jax reports.
Former Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton died Tuesday after accidentally shooting himself at a car dealership in Detroit, ESPN reports.