BB & Pellet Gun Deaths

Man Kills Wife with Pellet Gun In West Milford, New Jersey, a man was charged with reckless manslaughter after fatally shooting his wife with a pellet gun. Police said the matter appeared to be a “freak accident” with the gun that Frank McDonald normally used to shoot squirrels. (USA Today, 1-5-2008, p. 9A) Child Dies After Being shot with BB Gun In Louisville, Kentucky, an 11-year-old boy died after being shot in the chest by a BB gun. He was … Continue reading →

BB Gunshot Wound Lands Boy In Intensive Care

March 19, 2008 BB guns tend to be regarded more as a toy than a weapon. But under certain circumstances, they are capable of delivering serious and even life-threatening wounds. Such was the case for a young Mesa Arizona boy who was shot with a BB gun by his brother. The child was on spring break from his elementary school. Several kids in the house were being watched by a 14-year-old at the time of the accident. The trouble started … Continue reading →