Today's Talk: Gun safety education for parents

5 years 2 months 1 week ago Monday, July 20 2015 Jul 20, 2015 Monday, July 20, 2015 2:52:00 PM CDT July 20, 2015 in News
By: Ross Terrell, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY- On Saturday afternoon a 3-year-old shot himself in the arm after finding a gun in a bedroom. He remained in the hospital on Monday with a very serious injury.

Detective Tom O'Sullivan said the situation could have been prevented.

What do you think the Boone County Sheriff's Department can do to increase gun safety education for parents? How would you handle having a gun in your home around a child?

Tell us in the comments section below and on Facebook, and your comments could be used in our "Today's Talk" segment on KOMU 8 News First at Five.

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