Cortez boy accidentally shot; gun was...

Cortez boy accidentally shot; gun was hidden behind tree

There are 1 comment on the Denver Post story from Dec 16, 2009, titled Cortez boy accidentally shot; gun was hidden behind tree. In it, Denver Post reports that:

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg while playing with a loaded pistol his parents had hidden behind the family Christmas tree.

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pak31

Bolingbrook, IL

#1 Dec 16, 2009
The parents won't be charged because they left the gun a reasonable distance from the son? What does that mean? He obviously found it AND it was loaded. Awful.

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