Jen Kurinky, of Bay Village, Ohio, was reading to her 3-year-old daughter, Ana, in her bedroom when she heard a bang that she thought was a limb falling on the roof. The next day, her father, Keir, discovered a bullet hole in Ana's bedroom closest.
"The cop said that if those two bullet fragments had hit Jen and Ada, they could have easily killed both of them," said Keir.
55-year-old Wayne Snowden, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was standing on the front porch of his home, armed with a 9mm Glock handgun. According to reports, shortly before 5 p.m., Snowden was speaking with two men near the door to the residence while holding a gun in his hand. He allegedly raised the handgun and fired a single shot, striking an 8-year-old boy as he rode his bicycle.
3-year-old Kevin Donald, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was playing in his mother's car when he found a loaded, unlocked gun in the glove compartment. He began playing with the gun and discharged the weapon, shooting himself in the head. He was rushed to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. According to reports, doctors are waiting for the swelling of his head to go down before doing surgery.
57-year-old Frank Nucera is the police chief in Bordentown, New Jersey. He has been with the police department for 32 years and has been the police chief for 7 years. Nucera was in the Bordentown Township Municipal Building on Tuesday when a child, described as a preteen, somehow got hold of the chief's holstered service weapon.
The child discharged the weapon and Nucera was shot in the leg. He was rushed to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
17-year-old Tony Lawson, of Tioga, Louisiana, was with some friends when they started fooling around with a gun. According to police, "the victim and some friends were mishandling a firearm that they presumed was unloaded, and it discharged, striking the victim once."
Sheriff's deputies performed CPR on Tony until he could be transported to the local hospital. Tony was pronounced dead on arrival.