A woman was standing in the back yard of a home in Greenburgh, New York when a bullet fragment grazed her leg. The injury was minor and she was treated at the scene but it raised concern about the safety of a nearby gun range.
Krysta Gearhart, of Orangeville, Pennsylvania was unintentionally shot at the Eagle Arms Guns Show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds on Saturday.
According to police, a firearm vendor at the gun show, Geoffrey Hawk, was demonstrating how to use a concealed carry holster. Instead of using a plastic model gun, Hawk was using a semi-automatic .380 handgun. Hawk had removed the magazine but didn't realize there was a bullet still left in the chamber.
Last month, Indianapolis police responded to a triple homicide in Lakeside Manor. An attempted drug robbery turned into a shoot out where three people were killed. Several nearby homes were struck by stray bullets. One of the homes belonged to Darye and Dija Henry.
Larry Weikle was in his Webster Street apartment in San Francisco Sunday night when he heard an unusual noise. Upon investigation, he found a bullet had crashed through a bedroom window and lodged in the wall.
This is the second time in less than a year this has happened. "Last July 3, a bullet came in the front window and hit the ceiling above my head," Larry said.
Juan Martinez, Sr. was having a barbecue with his son and other family and friends at their home in Homestead, Florida. At some point, Martinez' son, 28-year-old Juan Jr., brought out his assault rifle to show his friend.
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.