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January 8, 2015 at 1:36 PM

Alaska man accidentally shoots daughter while moving gun

The Associated Press FAIRBANKS — Police say an Alaska corrections officer accidentally shot his 12-year-old daughter in the leg while at a physical therapy appointment. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported  the girl was released from a hospital Tuesday after undergoing surgery. Police Officer Doug Welborn says the girl suffered a severe flesh wound. Initial police reports said the shooting…

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January 7, 2015 at 8:48 AM

Authorities lift lockdown of Shoreline schools; man with gun seen early in morning

UPDATED with details,12:30 p.m. | The district-wide lockdown of Shoreline schools has been lifted, according to a tweet for DB Gates of the King County Sheriff’s Office.  Police will remain at schools until all children are released. A Meridian Park Elementary school employee alarmed by seeing a suspicious man with a firearm on school grounds…

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September 19, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Idaho man fires gun at reckless driver, police say

The Spokesman-Review A Coeur d’Alene man was arrested Thursday night after he allegedly fired a gun at a reckless driver. No one was injured. Daniel Montgomery was booked into the Kootenai County jail on suspicion of aggravated assault and unlawful discharge of a firearm, a news release from the Coeur d’Alene Police Department said. Coeur d’Alene police went to…

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May 2, 2014 at 7:58 AM

Gunfire in downtown Olympia after car break-in

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Police say there was gunfire in downtown Olympia overnight in connection with a car break-in, and one person was wounded. Police said a man in his 30s fired three rounds at several people with whom he was arguing. The wounded person was hit twice, but the wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. The…

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December 31, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Police: Mountlake Terrace woman wounded as husband handles gun gift

Police in Mountlake Terrace say a 20-year-old woman was taken to a Seattle hospital after her husband apparently shot her accidentally while handling a handgun he recently received as a gift. The Daily Herald of Everett reported that police said the injuries the woman suffered Monday were not considered life threatening. Police Cmdr. Doug Hansen says…

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December 26, 2013 at 7:48 AM

Spokane Valley boy accidentally shot by grandfather

SPOKANE (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the leg by his grandfather on Christmas in Spokane Valley. The boy and his grandfather were roughhousing in the living room of a home when a handgun in the holster on the grandfather’s belt went off, according to the Spokane County sheriff’s office. The Spokesman-Review reports the…

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