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September 3, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Accidental shooting injures Idaho college instructor

The Associated Press POCATELLO, Idaho — An Idaho State University instructor was wounded in the foot after a concealed handgun in the person’s pocket discharged during a chemistry lab session with students in the room, school officials said. Arriving Pocatello police officers found the instructor  Tuesday in the Physical Science Complex with a non-life threatening injury. The person…

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August 26, 2014 at 11:42 AM

1 dead, 1 arrested after accidental shooting in North Bend

A man was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of manslaughter in connection with an accidental shooting Monday night in North Bend. Snoqualmie police Capt. Nick Almquist said officers were called to an apartment in the 45000 block of North Bend Way around 10:30 p.m. for a report of shooting. One person was found dead. Details about the victim…

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July 31, 2014 at 12:34 PM

Police: Idaho 5-year-old accidentally shoots, kills playmate

The Associated Press CHUBBUCK, Idaho — A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home. Lt. Bill Guiberson of the Chubbuck Police Department says emergency workers responded to a Chubbuck home at about 3 p.m. Wednesday and took the victim to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. The hospital confirmed later in…

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March 19, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Corrections officer accidentally shoots self at Tukwila gun range

The Associated Press TUKWILA — A Washington Department of Corrections officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday at a police shooting range in Tukwila. Department spokeswoman Norah West says the officer was among a group of community corrections officers working on their firearms requalification at the Seattle Police Athletic Association shooting range. KOMO reports the wounded man was taken…

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February 20, 2014 at 9:54 AM

His gun killed daughter: Marysville cop returning

The Associated Press MARYSVILLE — A Marysville police officer who was fired and then reinstated after his gun killed his 7-year-old daughter is set to return to work Friday. Derek Carlile appealed his firing and last month was awarded his job back in binding arbitration. The Daily Herald reports city officials have not said what Carlile’s position…

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January 28, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Marysville cop fired over child’s shooting could get job back

A former Marysville police officer, who was fired last year after his 3-year-old son fatally shot his 7-year-old sister with the officer’s handgun, may get his job back. An arbitrator this week determined that the city should rehire Officer Derek Carlile, 32, 0f Camano Island, according to his former lawyer, David Allen. Carlile was fired in May following…

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December 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Hunter fatally shoots self in Duvall accident

A King County Sheriff’s deputy conducting a trailhead check in the Duvall area discovered a man dead with a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday night. The deputy found the body next to his vehicle about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near the 17000 block of Duvall-Monroe Road. Deputy Charlie Akers said in a statement it appears the man accidentally shot…

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September 30, 2013 at 10:08 AM

Oregon man drops gun, bullet lodges in his neck

The Associated Press YAMHILL, Ore. — The Yamhill County sheriff’s office says a 52-year-old man fumbled a handgun when he pulled it from a holster, the weapon hit the floor, and a bullet traveled through his torso into his neck. The sheriff’s office said in a statement that man was reported in good condition after surgery Sunday…

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July 23, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Sedro-Woolley man could face manslaughter charge in child’s shooting death

Trevor Braymiller, the felon who sparked an overnight manhunt after his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son accidentally shot himself, has been booked into the Skagit County Jail on a 72-hour investigative hold, prosecutors said today. That means prosecutors have until Thursday afternoon to determine what charges, if any, Braymiller will face. According to Trish Johnson, a senior deputy prosecutor with the Skagit County Prosecuting…

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