5 shot at Indiana gun show: Update
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: According to federal authorities more than 5 people remain hospitalized this evening after firearms in North Carolina, Indiana, and Ohio went off during gun shows earlier this afternoon. Gun show officials made very clear, according to CNN, that the situation was an ‘accident’.
Police say that a 36-year-old Wilmington man was apparently preparing to wield his gun when it accidentally went off near the entrance to the show.
No arrests have been made.
- 5 injured after firearms go off at Ohio, N.C., Indiana gun shows – CNN.com (coralvillecourier.typepad.com)
- Gun Show Shootings: At Least 5 Hurt In Accidental Incidents In Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina (huffingtonpost.com)
- 5 injured after accidental shootings at gun shows (wtvr.com)
- 4 injured after firearms go off at NC, Indiana gun shows – CNN (edition.cnn.com)
- Gun Appreciation Day: Five injured at three gun shows – Los Angeles Times (latimes.com)
- Darwinism: ’5 People Shot At 3 Different Gun Shows On Gun Appreciation Day’ (bradblog.com)