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24 February 2011

News & Observer (North Carolina)

RALEIGH - Police are urging young people and their parents to be careful with firearms after a pellet gun accidentally went off this week, killing an 8-year-old boy. Police are particularly concerned about guns on which the safety mechanism is located next to the trigger. Ty-Rion Jayele Henry's grandfather was attempting to put the safety on a pellet gun when he accidentally hit the trigger, shooting Ty-Rion in the eye Monday. He was pronounced dead Tuesday after he... (GunPolicy.org)

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