Tuesday, January 28, 2014

14-year-old unintentionally shoots himself with handgun dad gave him for Christmas

52-year-old Joseph Streff, of Chicago, Illinois, gave his 14-year-old son a handgun for Christmas. Less than two weeks later the teen unintentionally shot himself in the leg with the gun.  Police report that the injury was not life-threatening.

Streff has been charged with reckless conduct for providing his son with the gun. His bond was set at $1,00 and he is scheduled to appear in court on February 27th.

1 comment:

Baldr Odinson said...

Wow! It's refreshing to see the parent held accountable. All too uncommon. Every gun in the hands of a child must first pass through the hands of an adult.