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accidental shooting

Police say 22-year-old Shawn French thought the gun he and a friend were playing with was filled with blanks. (Getty Images)

Police: Friend Killed In ‘Senseless’ Gun Play

A Connecticut man has been charged with manslaughter; police say he and the victim were taking turns pointing a gun at each other and pulling the trigger, thinking the gun was filled with blanks.

11/05/2013

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Hartford Police Officer Shot When Gun Accidentally Fires

Hartford police say a city officer was shot while responding to a robbery when a gun accidentally fired.

09/29/2013