Child Killed By Miniature Cannon

7-4-07 An 8-year-old boy was killed over the fourth of July Weekend, after a small cannon exploded as it was fired during a fourth of July family gathering. The accident occurred at the home of the victims grandfather, about six miles south of Olympia, in Washington state. Investigators were trying to determine how the cannon was manufactured.  It was reported to be about 1 1/2 feet long with a barrel that was 3 and a half inches in diameter. Yet … Continue reading →