Children Are Killing Themselves at a Terrible Rate

Hours earlier, he was a happy 4-year-old who loved Ironman and the Hulk and all the Avengers. Now, as Bryson Mees-Hernandez approached death in a Houston hospital room, his brain swelling through the bullet hole in his face, his mother assured the boy it was OK to die. Read more

Tennessee Dad Accidentally Shoots, Kills 11-Year-Old Daughter

(r) Shooting victim Timea Batts

A Tennessee dad was charged Tuesday with fatally shooting his 11-year-old daughter — and then falsely claiming she had been hit by gunfire while walking home from her first day of middle school.

Timothy Batts was arrested after driving fatally wounded Timea Batts to a hospital emergency room Monday with a gunshot wound to her chest, the Hendersonville Police Department said.  Read more

6 Yr Old Child Accidentally Shoots, Kills Father

A 62-year-old Hartsville man died Sunday night after police say his 6-year-old son accidentally shot him.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 200 block of Clinton Street around 9:15 p.m. When they arrived, deputies found James E. Lonaker with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Read more

Yet Another Accidental Shooting Death of 5-Year-Old Boy

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – A 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed on Tuesday evening. It happened at 71st and Canton, near Trinity Christian High School.

“Unfortunately, a child did die after being transported to Covenant Women’s and Children’s, from a gunshot wound,” Sgt. Jason Lewis with the Lubbock Police Department, says. “It appears to be accidental.” Read more