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23 August 2002

KARK-TV News (Arkansas)

Police first thought Xavian Strong was electrocuted, but now they say the little boy shot himself in the face. This is a tragedy in more ways than one. Xavian was supposed to start kindergarten on Monday, but he had not gotten his shots yet. So, the curious little boy with time on his hands got his hands on a gun. Gwendolyn Avery, a neighbor, tells News 4 Arkansas, "All of a sudden, we heard a crash, boom, boom. All of a sudden, she went in to check and that's what... (GunPolicy.org)

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