So Joan Peterson and Jason Kilgore run a blog called “Kid Shootings” where they discuss “Children” getting shot for various reasons. Most of the articles are young criminals plying their trade getting shot, or gun accidents due to negligence. Their tag line is “Every gun in the hands of a child must first pass through the hands of an adult.” This is true, kids can’t buy guns from FFLs legally, so when a kid gets a gun it is connected to an adult somehow. Often these guns are stolen, and many of the stories the kid was just SHOT, and never got their hands on the gun. Still this entry shows their desperation for content:
18-year old Benjamin Warren and his 17-year old friend, Lewis Carrera, thought it would be funny to drive in Andover, Massachusetts and shoot at people with an Airsoft pellet gun. They drove by a frozen yogurt shot and opened fire, hitting four people and terrorizing all the customers. One of the teens had been fired from the establishment.
First up one of the “Kids” is an adult, second the “Gun” is a toy. Of course they close with “Every gun in the hands of a child must first pass through the hands of an adult.” I left a comment pointing out that in this case the “Gun” is a toy any child can buy from a toy store. My comment hasn’t been approved….surprise surprise!
Also note the picture in the header, that’s a court arraignment photo, they got a toy and used it in a malicious manner, and they’re facing criminal charges. Yeah, we need more laws!