Thursday, March 29, 2018

7-month-old In Serious Condition After Being Shot By 4-year-old Brother

A 7-month-old boy remains in serious condition after being unintentionally shot by his 4-year-old brother. The shooting took place in a home in Temple, Texas. Police have not released any information about the shooting.

According to news reports the home where the shooting occurred has a security fence with signs on it that read "No Trespassing" and "The average response time of a 911 call is 23 minutes. The response time of a .357 is 1,400 feet per second."

Temple police said they arrived at the scene two minutes after the 911 call was placed. 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Woman Unintentionally Shot When Man Shows Off His Gun

28-year-old Lisha Xu was shot and seriously injured at a home in Forks Township, PA.

Police say a resident in the home was showing another man his handgun when he unintentionally discharged the weapon.  The bullet struck Xu in her right side.  She was taken to the hospital where she is listened in serious condition. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

73-year-old Woman Shot and Killed by Neighbor Who Was Target Shooting

A 73-year-old woman was standing in the kitchen of her home in Riley Township, Michigan.  Her husband reported that he heard a "loud crack and his wife collapsed to the floor." He discovered his wife had been shot. 

The woman was rushed to the local hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police determined that the bullet came from a neighboring property where a 21-year-old man was target shooting.  He was shooting at a berm he had built with a gun that has a range of longer than a mile and a half. 

Police say the young man is cooperating with the investigation.