Accidental Handgun Discharge


>Always assume your weapon is loaded, and always visually inspect the chamber if you need to handle your weapon. Luckily no one was seriously injured.

Officer's Gun Goes Off During Show-and-Tell

Shortly after a Philadelphia policewoman passed around a loaded handgun among students during show-and-tell at a Germantown charter school, the weapon accidentally discharged yesterday afternoon, grazing a 10-year-old boy in the face.

The student, fourth grader James Reeves, received five stitches at Temple University Children's Hospital and returned home last night in good condition, while police and school officials continued their investigation into the incident at Imani Education Circle Charter School in Germantown.

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