LOL

Jefferson City, MO

#1 May 1, 2013
Newser) It was "just one of those crazy accidents," in the words of the local coroner: A 5-year-old in Cumberland County, Kentucky, accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister yesterday with a .22-caliber rifle. But unlike many such tragedies, the rifle in this case actually belonged to the child, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The gun, which he received as a gift last year, was inadvertently left loaded with a single shell in a corner of the family's home.

"It's a Crickett," said coroner Gary White of the gun marketed to youths with the slogan "My First Rifle." He continued, "It's a little rifle for a kid ... The little boy's used to shooting the little gun." White told WKYT that the children's mother was home when the shooting occurred: "She was actually cleaning, and she had went out on the porch. She said no more than three minutes had went by and she actually heard the rifle go off. She ran back in and found the little girl."

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Since: Jan 09

Doolittle, Mo.

#2 May 1, 2013
LOL wrote:
Newser) It was "just one of those crazy accidents," in the words of the local coroner: A 5-year-old in Cumberland County, Kentucky, accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister yesterday with a .22-caliber rifle. But unlike many such tragedies, the rifle in this case actually belonged to the child, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The gun, which he received as a gift last year, was inadvertently left loaded with a single shell in a corner of the family's home.
"It's a Crickett," said coroner Gary White of the gun marketed to youths with the slogan "My First Rifle." He continued, "It's a little rifle for a kid ... The little boy's used to shooting the little gun." White told WKYT that the children's mother was home when the shooting occurred: "She was actually cleaning, and she had went out on the porch. She said no more than three minutes had went by and she actually heard the rifle go off. She ran back in and found the little girl."
The Rolla Police has free trigger locks, a person can just go by the department and recieve one.

This is not a political statement just a safety issue.

It is too late for this child, but maybe not for the next with these trigger locks.
fat dog

Rolla, MO

#3 May 1, 2013
CB can see both sides wrote:
<quoted text>The Rolla Police has free trigger locks, a person can just go by the department and recieve one.
This is not a political statement just a safety issue.
It is too late for this child, but maybe not for the next with these trigger locks.
the gun belonged to the 5 y.o.

the parents gave the kid a gun and bullets

sounds like MoKidd22
bloodfart

Rolla, MO

#5 May 1, 2013
Now where is that killa? I am craving some cumb facial!
LOL

Jefferson City, MO

#6 May 1, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
Well another tragedy. So what do we do here? Ban single shot Crickets? I mean its no assault rifle?
My oldest boy is six, he too has a Cricket .22 for his first gun, yes its his i bought it for him. He and i have taken it out and benched it. I am trying to get him shooting good enough to deer hunt this season. But when we are done shooting, the gun is cleaned and put into the gun safe. Owning a gun also comes with responsibility. Parents have to talk with their children about safety. If you dont understand that then good luck.
So you say. The name bloodfart makes ( at the very least) your story ifie.
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#8 May 1, 2013
I wonder if you can get a mount for a cricket for a dirt bike? I am thinking about getting my 5 year old grand daughter a dirt bike and I want her to be armed when she takes the bike on overnight trips to fend off possible child molesters or when she rides the bike to the drive in in Cuba.

Anyone without enough sense to know a 5 year old does not have the cognitive development to have a rifle does not have the sense to own one themselves. It is not hard to see how companies marketing small rifles to small kids are only recruiting younger buyers. No one would let their 5 year old go to a PG 13 rated movie because of the effect it would have on their future outlook, I wonder what effect killing his sister will have on this poor kid? This is not a gun control issue, it is a cultural issue in which young children are taught to use firearms.
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#10 May 1, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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See you are the problem. You are close minded towards people like me who do in fact teach kids the proper way with firearms. What do you think is the proper age for a child? I do not let my son touch his gun until we are unloading it to bench it. He doesnt carry the gun along with the bullets, and right now i load and then when he is ready i cock the gun for him. Does that make me a bad parent in your eyes. I am a hunter and a sport shooter, i want my children to be as well. Just
because and accident happened with an unsupervised child, your stupid comments are the real problem.
I suppose you teach your child how to drink, smoke, and gamble? How to drive, operate an outboard motor, use a chainsaw, electric knife, set off fire crackers? What is the difference in these things? Don't just say I don't understand explain the difference. Almost nothing is a complete accident, there is usually a reason.
Grizzly

Rolla, MO

#11 May 1, 2013
Your right the reason for this accident was that the parents were dumb asses. They left a loaded gun in a corner with unsupervised children. I have a gun and it is locked not only in it's case but also has a trigger lock. Guns are a deadly weapon and just like you teach your child that the stove is hot, you can teach a child not to touch a weapon and keep them locked up. To say teaching a child to shoot is the same thing as teaching them to drink or smoke is quite moronic. My child knows how to use a knife but she isn't going to use it to kill people.
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#13 May 2, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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By your reasoning, parents who give the children a cell phone are now liable when the kid has a wreck while driving and using said phone.
If the child is not mature enough to know you don't text or talk while you drive they are not mature enough to drive. If that's the case they keep the cell phone and call for a ride. It's the parent's responsibility to realize the maturity level of their kid. If the child was only 5 they have no business driving talking on a cell phone or with a rifle. You were comparing 5 year olds weren't you?
squidlips

Rolla, MO

#15 May 2, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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With your reasoning we should never let kids do anything. We should keep pussifing society. Maybe there should be a law against not keeping a leash on our children.
As a parent you can only show them what you think is right and wrong, as humans we are all free thinkers
tell that to the little girl with a bullet in her brain
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#17 May 2, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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With your reasoning we should never let kids do anything. We should keep pussifing society. Maybe there should be a law against not keeping a leash on our children.
As a parent you can only show them what you think is right and wrong, as humans we are all free thinkers
Your reasoning is faulty, there is nothing wrong with giving a child responsibility commensurate with maturity. That is why there are mandatory imposed age requirements for smoking, drinking, or driving. Without the mandates many parents would not be responsible enough to prevent the behavior at any age, this can be seen now with parents who allow 12 year olds to smoke, drink, have sex use drugs. These are things a 12 year old is not capable of choosing to do. Like a 5 year old and a 22.
usa yesterday

Berlin, Germany

#19 May 3, 2013
bloodfart use your brain not your trigger finger
killa the boofoo

Rolla, MO

#21 May 4, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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Oh know now a kraut? We know what you guys did with gun control!
half the time you are trolling for dick ?!?!?
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#22 May 4, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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Well ill tell you what waaaaaaa!!!! And ill keep buying firearms and teaching my children how to be responsible and hunt and be a good steward of the land and the other sheeple can get on your band wagon and ride into the sunset.
Waaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!! Another kid killed by a gun. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Shut up.
I am sure the parents of both kids thought they were responsible stewards and the 5 year old was well trained in firearm safety, probably NRA certified. Probably worried about a home invasion so they kept the Cricket loaded.
Glue Sniffer

United States

#24 May 4, 2013
My kids know gun safety. And the very FIRST thing they learned was guns make you safer! And all you anti gun folks can go ahead and take the brunt for the rest of us when your own damn socialist country turns on you. LOCK your UNLOADED weapons in a GUN SAFE with a TRIGGER lock. It's unfortunate, to be sure, that this happened, but it was an accident because, yes, SOME people don't deserve to have kids.(You see how I didn't say they don't deserve guns?) If you disagree with the constitution,I've somewhere a little more to your liking, like China or Russia and then complain about THAT government.
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#25 May 4, 2013
Glue Sniffer wrote:
My kids know gun safety. And the very FIRST thing they learned was guns make you safer! And all you anti gun folks can go ahead and take the brunt for the rest of us when your own damn socialist country turns on you. LOCK your UNLOADED weapons in a GUN SAFE with a TRIGGER lock. It's unfortunate, to be sure, that this happened, but it was an accident because, yes, SOME people don't deserve to have kids.(You see how I didn't say they don't deserve guns?) If you disagree with the constitution,I've somewhere a little more to your liking, like China or Russia and then complain about THAT government.
I am sure the dead 2 year old felt a lot safer.
Killas Tutor

Salem, MO

#26 May 4, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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Really? Thats what you think? Home invasion? Why are all of you stupid ass wood cutters so simple?
Do you have a problem with wood cutters? Are they beneath your standard? You seem to think you are better than those who do manual labor. Must be a republican.
Bob the Buckeye

Rolla, MO

#29 May 4, 2013
bloodfart wrote:
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You are beneath me, now bow down to me, Bloodfart, as your master.
Bow down so I don't get a crik in my neck while I blow you, that is.

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