Amy Pittman visits the grave of her son, Christian, in Durham, N.C., on Feb. 10, 2017. Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. A kid dies from an accidental shooting every other day in the United States, according to collaborative investigative report published last fall by the Associated Press and USA Today.
Amy Pittman visits the grave of her son, Christian, in Durham, N.C., on Feb. 10, 2017. Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. A kid dies from an accidental shooting every other day in the United States, according to collaborative investigative report published last fall by the Associated Press and USA Today. Gerry Broome AP
Amy Pittman visits the grave of her son, Christian, in Durham, N.C., on Feb. 10, 2017. Pittman was charged in 2014 with manslaughter after 9-year-old Christian was accidentally shot and killed by his older brother. A kid dies from an accidental shooting every other day in the United States, according to collaborative investigative report published last fall by the Associated Press and USA Today. Gerry Broome AP

Fred Grimm

Floridians oblivious to an epidemic of accidental child shootings

August 03, 2017 7:14 PM

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Fred Grimm joined the Herald in 1976. Since 1991 he has written a column about crime, politics and life in Broward.