Stories tagged: accidental shooting
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
A mother was shot in the face by her 4-year-old child, who found an unsecured gun and fired it, authorities said Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Two Central Washington University students have died in what police say was an accidental shooting followed by a suicide.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle has been charged with manslaughter.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 2 p.m.
A 45-year-old woman was seriously injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting in a Nampa neighborhood.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
A North Idaho teen accidentally shot in the face by his older brother likely will have his eyes removed as part of medical recovery.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a Denver bar, wounding another patron in the leg, was charged Tuesday …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
A Kelso boy has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter for accidentally shooting his friend to death in October.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Officials have identified a soldier who died in an accidental shooting at a training facility near the Oregon Coast.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9 p.m.
Moses Lake Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at Grant County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s home Wednesday night.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
An Idaho man involved in a shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet has been sentenced to at least seven years in prison.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
A man accidentally shot himself in the arm as he slipped and fell on the ice near Newman Lake early Thursday morning.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
A man who pleaded guilty to assault in an accidental theater shooting has been sentenced to a year of work release.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Los Angeles authorities say the wife of former Eagles band member Randy Meisner was killed when a rifle she was handling accidentally discharged and shot her in the head.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Authorities in south-central Idaho say a 12-year-old girl required hospitalization after being accidentally shot at a gun range.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
The staff and clients at the Veterans Outreach Center in Spokane Valley are reeling from the loss of beloved counselor Brenda Thurman.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
A woman was killed Monday morning in a shooting at home in Spokane Valley. A man called 911 at about 9:45 a.m. to report his wife had been shot in …
Sun., Oct. 11, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Carl J. Brandon, the mystery man who had lost his memory, was still not reunited with his wife.
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015
Veronica Rutledge grew up around guns in North Idaho and retained her interest in them as a wife and young mother. She was a hunter and a recreational shooter who …
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015
The shooting this week of an Idaho mom by her son while shopping at Wal-Mart was the second time this year that a 2-year-old accidentally shot someone in Hayden. In …
Wed., Dec. 31, 2014, 6:24 p.m.
The shooting this week of an Idaho mom by her son while shopping at Wal-Mart was the second time this year that a 2-year-old accidentally shot someone in Hayden.
Wed., Dec. 31, 2014
A nuclear research scientist died Tuesday after her 2-year-old son pulled a loaded pistol from her purse and shot her while she was shopping at the Wal-Mart store in Hayden. …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 30, 2014, 10:42 p.m.
HAYDEN, Idaho — A 29-year-old woman is dead after her 2-year-old son got a hold of a loaded handgun in her purse and accidentally shot her inside a Wal-Mart store …
Sun., Nov. 16, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago The Austrians engaged in a pitched battle with the Greeks – in a Spokane coffeehouse on Main Avenue.
Sat., Nov. 8, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Two tragic stories came out of North Idaho, both involving guns.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013, 3:16 p.m.
Police say a 12-year-old Pullman boy was shot and seriously injured Saturday during a hunting trip in southwest Whitman County.
Wed., April 11, 2012
A Spokane police officer’s daughter accidentally shot herself in the leg with her dad’s duty weapon at the family home on Easter, city and county law enforcement officials said Tuesday. …