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Boy finds keys to his grandfather's gun safe, takes gun, unintentionally shoots and kills sleeping woman

A 12-year-old Kalamazoo, Michigan boy, who investigators said is "mentally impaired," found the keys to his grandfather's gun safe, unlocked the safe, removed and loaded a shotgun.

According to his grandfather the boy "got up before anybody this morning at 5:30 a.m. He said he was in my pocket trying to get change and he found the gun safe key. It's always locked up, and I always have the key on me."

Sheriff's deputy unintentionally shoots mother during wedding ceremony

Cory Golightly is a sheriff's deputy in the McCracken County Sheriff's Department in Kentucky.

Woman shot outside elementary school after man drops gun

A 20-year-old woman was standing outside of L. H. Williams elementary school in Macon, Georgia Monday night around 9:30 p.m. She told police she heard a popping noise and when she looked down at her hands, she noticed they were bleeding.

Woman cleaning out her purse unintentionally shoots friend

30-year-old Jordan Lynch, of Macon, Georgia, was cleaning out her purse, getting ready to go out to dinner with her friend, 26-year-old Matthew Harvey.

According to a news release from the sheriff's office, "Lynch went to remove her handgun from the purse and accidentally shot Harvey in the right knee."

Harvey was taken to the hospital for treatment where he was listed in stable condition.

There is no indication that Lynch will be charged in the shooting.

Man shoots armadillo, bullet ricochets, hits his mother-in-law

54-year-old Larry McElroy, of Leesburg, Georgia, shot an armadillo with his 9mm handgun while standing outside his mobile home.

The bullet ricocheted off the animal's armor, went through the back door of the mobile home and into the back of a recliner where McElroy's mother-in-law was sitting.

74-year-old Carol Johnson was struck in the back.  She was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man showing gun to friend unintentionally shot and killed

33-year-old Ronald Metzger, of Darlington, Maryland was in his garage Saturday afternoon, showing his shotgun to a friend. The friend was holding the gun when it was unintentionally discharged.

Metzger was shot in the torso.  He was taken to a medical center where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident to see if any charges will be filed.

Man brings concealed gun to Easter Mass, unintentionally shoots himself

A man took a loaded handgun to Easter Mass at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, Pennsylvania.

The gun was not in a holster, but just in his pants' pocket. The safety was off and when he stood up near the end of the service the gun apparently caught on his pants and unintentionally discharged.

The bullet grazed his hand and he was taken to the local hospital for treatment.

School resource officer unintentionally discharges gun inside high school

School police officer Paul Semler unintentionally discharged his gun inside Western Wayne High School in South Canaan Township, Pennsylvania.

According to the school's superintendent, "At approximately 11 .am. our school police officer, while in his office, inadvertently discharged his firearm."

Michigan woman fatally shoots herself while adjusting gun in her bra holster

55-year-old Christina Bond, of St.

Teen unintentionally shoots friend in the arm and the penis

A 15-year-old Collier County, Florida called 911 for help. "I've been shot. I've been shot," he said. "Can you please call the rescue?"

The 911 dispatcher asked him what kind of gun was used and where he had been shot.

"I don't know," the teen replied.  "Just please come get me, please. I'm bleeding out, please. I think I am shot in the arm...and I think my penis."