A North Philadelphia father is facing charges after police say he lied about a home invasion that left his son shot dead. A father who police say fabricated a story of a robbery and home invasion after his 4-year-old son accidentally shot himself in the head in their North Philadelphia home faces involuntary manslaughter charges. Edward Williams Sr. Officers answered a call at the home on the block of North Lambert Street just before 1 a.
Child was firing an Uzi submachine gun under adult supervision at fair
Lawrence Vallierpratte said. Police said the boy, Christopher Bizilj of Ashford, Conn. As the boy fired the Uzi, "the front end of the weapon went up with the backfire and he ended up receiving a round in his head," police Lt. Hipolito Nunez said. The boy died at a hospital. The boy's father and older brother were also there at the time, a gun club member and school official said. Francis Mitchell, a longtime member and trustee of the club, said he was told the boy's father was supporting his son from behind when the shooting happened. It is legal in Massachusetts for children to fire a weapon if they have permission from a parent or legal guardian and are supervised by a properly certified and licensed instructor, Lt.
Shooting happened near Florida Hospital East
A young boy died after he accidentally shot himself at a home in the Leimert Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The gunfire was reported about p. Paramedics responded to treat a 5-year-old boy who was suffering from a gunshot wound, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange said. The young patient was rushed to a pediatric trauma center with severe injuries. He was ultimately pronounced dead, officials said. One adult and several children under 12 years old were at the home when the shooting took place, officials said. Kerri Potter.
The incident happened in the block of Pemberton Circle shortly after 2 a. Detectives say three juveniles were inside a vehicle when the victim accidentally shot himself. Instead 15yo Khalil Bankhead died in an accidental shooting overnight. Police say the teen accidentally shot himself hanging out with friends.