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    Unhappy Accidental Shooting

    This is very sad, and full details have not yet been released. If you have some extra prayers handy, I ask that you include this 10 y/o boy in them.

    5/26/2007
    Ramona, CA

    Father dies after his son shoots him at rifle range

    A 10-year-old boy shot and killed his father while the two were target-shooting at a rifle range yesterday afternoon, a Sheriff's Department spokesman said.

    Sheriff's deputies and paramedics were called to the Orosco Ridge outdoor shooting range on Pamo Road north of state Route 78, in the Cleveland National Forest, about 3:30 p.m. and found the 46-year-old man gravely wounded, Lt. Mike McClain said. A Mercy Air helicopter rushed the man to a trauma center, where he was pronounced dead.

    Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating, but McClain said the shooting is being considered accidental.

    McClain said he did not know the names or hometown of the father and son. –S.L.
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    ah geez. That sucks. Prayers sent, but that kid is gonna need a lot of intervention.
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    That our feet may swiftly carry out Thy Command.
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    Poor kiddo.
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    Prayers en route. Heartbreaking.
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    I hate to sound insensitive, but this just had to happen in California, didn't it?

    Now for another year or more we're going to hear about how those "evil guns" killed that poor man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhino View Post
    I hate to sound insensitive, but this just had to happen in California, didn't it?

    Now for another year or more we're going to hear about how those "evil guns" killed that poor man.

    This is a terrible tragedy, and it has hit many of us very hard. Try not to turn this thread in a a political treatise.
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    My heart goes out to the poor child.
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    Words can not properly convey the sadness of this tragedy.
    Prayers for all concerned.

 

 

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