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At Least 1 American Child Is Shot Every Hour - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Health, Medicine, Security, Shooting, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 452 days ago - rt.com
A recent research estimates over 10,000 under-18s were shot in the US in 2009 - at least one third died. While infants are mostly injured due to firearms mishaps, teenagers are most often victims of criminal armed assaults.
Bruce Springsteen Dedicates 'American Skin (41 Shots)' to Trayvon Martin
Offbeat  (tags: Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman, Florida, Bruce Springsteen, music, shooting, justice, civil case, acquitted )

Nancy
- 648 days ago - rollingstone.com
Springsteen wrote the song in response to the 1999 shooting death of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed man who was killed by four New York City police officers who said they thought Diallo had pulled a gun on them.
Hunter's Dog Inadvertently Pulls the Trigger of Shotgun Shooting Master in Hand - National Pet Rescue | Examiner.Com
Offbeat  (tags: hunter, shooting, dog, off-beat, news, odd, unusual )

Dianne Ly
- 947 days ago - examiner.com
In a most bizarre accident, a young Blue Gascony basset hound inadvertently jumped up on his master and released the shotgun's trigger shooting his owner in the hand.
Since Dick Cheney Shot Him, Harry Whittington's Aim Has Been to Move on
Offbeat  (tags: hunting accident, quail hunting, shooting, vice president, birdshot, dick cheney, harry whittington )

Judy
- 1654 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Whittington was on a quail hunt, walking in the tall grass of a South Texas ranch, when a fellow hunter wheeled on a winging bird and fired. The shot peppered Whittington in the face, neck and torso. The shooter was Dick Cheney, the U.S. vice president.
Did Dick Cheney Ever Apologize for Plugging Hunting Buddy Harry Whittington?
Offbeat  (tags: hunting accident, quail hunting, shooting, vice president, birdshot, dick cheney, harry whittington )

Judy
- 1654 days ago - aolnews.com
The man shot by Vice President Dick Cheney refuses to say if he ever got an apology. More than 4 years on, the 82-year-old conservative lawyer and Cheney hunting companion also provided new details that appear to contradict previous reports.
Man Shot Cop Because He Thought He Was a Zombie
Offbeat  (tags: shooting, zombies )

Stephanie
- 1659 days ago - couriermail.com.au
A MAN accused of shooting at a police officer trying to arrest him says he did so because he thought he was being chased by a zombie.
Landowners Should Be Punished for Bird Crime
Offbeat  (tags: birds, Birds of prey, Poisoned, animals, crime, wildlife, protection, landowners, shooting )

Agnes
- 1681 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Landowners should be punished when game keepers on their shooting estates are found guilty of poisoning birds of prey, the RSPB has suggested, after the second worst year for bird crime since records began.
Investigation of Pennsylvania Pigeon Hunt Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pigeons, shooting, environment, protection, death )

Cher
- 1868 days ago - all-creatures.org
A Pennsylvania district attorney took campaign funds from an organization which promotes killing live pigeons in contests, and then refused to allow the prosecution of animal cruelty charges against a gun club that hosts pigeon shooting contests
Shooting Cats
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, pets, shooting, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1868 days ago - chicagonow.com
As I recall, just 48 hours after a politician proposed to legalize shooting feral cats in Wisconsin a few years back, some doofus shot his neighbor while aiming at a cat.
Ohio State: Employee Kills Co-Worker, Then Self
Offbeat  (tags: violence, shooting, murder, suicide, university )

Lone
- 1874 days ago - newsrunner.com
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new Ohio State University custodial employee who received a bad job evaluation shot two co-workers in a campus maintenance building, killing one of them, and then fatally shot himself, officials said Tuesday.
2 Teens Injured in Colo. Middle School Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, middle school, shooting, littleton, columbine, injured )

Lady
- 1887 days ago - chron.com
LITTLETON, Colo. -- Colorado authorities say two teenagers have been shot at a suburban Denver middle school that's just three miles from Columbine High School, the site of one of the nation's deadliest school shootings.
3 Shot During Super Bowl Celebrations in New Orleans
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, shooting, death )

Lady
- 1901 days ago - cnn.com
New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) -- Three people were shot amid celebrations surrounding the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl win, police said Monday.
Man Accused of Firing Shots at Children Getting Off School Bus
Offbeat  (tags: children, crime, police, safety, shooting, felonious assault, endangering children, improper discharge of a firearm, inducing panic, charged )

Tonya
- 1918 days ago - fox19.com
A Middletown man is behind bars, accused of firing shots at children as they were getting off the school bus.
86-Year-Old Admits Murder
Offbeat  (tags: murder, elderly, shooting, killed, man, woman, crime, death )

Tonya
- 1920 days ago - krqe.com
An elderly man admitted Thursday that he shot and killed a neighbor during a Fourth of July barbecue in 2008
Nova Grad Reportedly Stepped in Front of Gun to Save Friends in Old City Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: gun, shooting, friends, men, police )

Tonya
- 1921 days ago - philly.com
A representative for the family of a Villanova grad who was shot six times allegedly by a law student in Old City last weekend, said that the victim stepped in front of the gun to save his two friends
 

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