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Accidental shooting

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Boy, 3, Accidentally Shot, Wounded In Smithtown, Long Island

A child was accidentally shot Monday evening in a home in Smithtown, Long Island.

08/05/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Detective Fired After Allegedly Shooting Partner By Accident

A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.

05/28/2014

Megan Bookstaver was shot and killed while police said she was "examining firearms" with two others in Tarrytown on Sept. 2, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tarrytown Man Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter For Fatal Shooting Of Girlfriend

Police said the shooting occurred Sept. 2 – Labor Day – at Eric Gaulin’s townhouse as he showed several rifles to the victim, 23-year-old Megan Bookstaver of Hicksville, Long Island.

04/15/2014

NYPD Logo - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Rookie NYPD Officer Recovering After Accidentally Shooting Himself

The officer was rushed to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot wound to the kneecap.

08/18/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Court Papers: Andrea Rebello’s Family To Sue Nassau County Police For Wrongful Death

According to court papers filed by the family’s lawyer, the pending suit alleges “wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery,” reported Newsday.

06/11/2013

My First Rifle

Should Guns Designed For Children Be Allowed?

The shooting of a 2-year-old girl by her 5-year-old brother in Kentucky has placed the spotlight on smaller guns that are designed and marketed for children.

05/07/2013

Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury (Credit: www.stmh.org)

Police: Seven-Year-Old Conn. Boy Accidentally Shoots 52-Year-Old Neighbor In Chest

The homeowner, identified as Joseph Delucia, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury for treatment. Police said that his gunshot wound is non-life threatening and his condition appears to be stable.

08/25/2012

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Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Himself At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.

04/20/2012