A 4-year-old southwest Charlotte girl died Saturday after she was accidentally shot, possibly by a cousin as young as 3, relatives said.Family members of the victim say a young cousin apparently pulled the trigger. The cousin's age is undetermined, but Observer news partner WCNC-TV is reporting the age as between 3 and 5.Erin Melendez, 37, was charged with storing a gun in a manner accessible to a minor. Police said they don't expect to file any more charges. Melendez's relationship to the victim was not immediately known.
Prett y amazing, huh? Only in America could you see a small child get killed because an adult doesn't have to be accountable for her firearm. Thanks to the NRA and a small group of gunloons, firearm crimes are decriminalized.