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One Week in April, Four Toddlers Shot and Killed Themselves!

MARYLANDERS TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE, COMMUNITY JUSTICE, AND THE MARYLAND VIOLENCE PREVENTION COALITION STAND UNITED WITH GOVERNOR MOORE IN UNVEILING LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY FOR STATEWIDE CENTER FOR FIREARM VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION

“During a single week in April, four toddlers — Holston, Kiyan, Za’veon and Sha’Quille — shot and killed themselves, and a mother driving through Milwaukee was killed after her 2-year-old apparently picked up a gun that had slid out from under the driver’s seat. It was a brutal stretch, even by the standards of researchers who track these shootings.”

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Safe gun storage is incredibly important to the safety of our kids and teens. And in Maryland it’s the law. If your child is playing at someone else’s home, always ask about gun ownership and safe storage. You just never know.