Kids dont need Uzis

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    Boy, 8, accidentally kills self at gun show - Life - MSNBC.com


    An 8-year-old boy died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while firing an Uzi submachine gun under adult supervision at a gun fair.

    The boy lost control of the weapon while firing it Sunday at the Machine Gun Shoot and Firearms Expo at the Westfield Sportsman's Club, police Lt. Lawrence Vallierpratte said.

    The boy, Christopher Bizilj of Ashford, Conn., was with a certified instructor and "was shooting the weapon down range when the force of the weapon made it travel up and back toward his head, where he suffered the injury," a police statement said.
     
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    Definitely stupid!
     
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    clearly, a mac 10 would have been a better choice for the kid.
     
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    Wheres all the gun people to praise this practice?
     
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    This was clearly an accident. Life happens. Was it a poor choice by the DOCTOR FATHER? well, thats a decision HE will have to live with. But not you who, im assuming, would not take your kid to a firing range like this.
     
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    Clearly I would never put such a spray weapon in the hands of my children.... but my kids (the youngest being 9) have learned to respect and handle the likes of an AR-15..

    tragic mistake in judgment leading to an awful tragedy indeed...
     
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    actually, one of the board members of the gun club resigned 4 years ago in protest of the practice. why would anyone praise a senseless death?

    oh, i forgot, it scores some cheap political points.

    charming.
     
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    I am surprised they have insurance. Local Ranges here won't even allow children under the age of 16 on the range much less fire any weapon. The reason? They can not afford the insurance to do that. 16 and 17 have to have a parent or Guardian with them at all times.
     
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    Yes, the second amendment is certainly to blame for this tragedy. Definitely not the person who allowed an 8 year old to fire an uzi.
     
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    That's just sad. No way should an eight year old child be allowed to shoot a fully automatic weapon.
    I doubt they stay in business for much longer.
     

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