One sad element of this story is the difficulty in teaching young kids about guns. Some gun advocates say you can gun-proof the kid; I don't believe it works. It certainly didn't work in this case.
A 2-year-old Milwaukee boy died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the face after finding his mother’s handgun in a dresser drawer.
Officials say Zaire Cameron was in a bedroom with two other children watching a movie Sunday before the incident occurred.
His mother and father had been in a separate room and rushed in when they heard the gunshot.
Zaire was slumped over the end of the bed with the gun lying next to him.
According to the medical examiner’s report, the boy’s mother had caught him playing with the gun a day before, punished the boy and then placed the gun back in the same drawer.
Both the mother and father own a handgun for protection.
Another idea is one frequently mentioned by the pro-gun crowd. They say these are anecdotal and extremely rare incidents that don't prove anything. Do you think that's true?
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