USA Could 9-year-old's Uzi accident prompt more limits on kids?

Culture and law tip toward early introduction to shooting, often through gun-range family picnics, Boy Scouts, or NRA training sessions. But the accidental Uzi shooting of a gun instructor by a 9-year-old is giving some people pause.

By , Staff writer

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Handling, loading, aiming, and safely shooting small firearms remains a rite of passage for many American kids, but that exciting step toward adulthood turned into tragedy in the Mojave Desert this week when a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a gun instructor with an Uzi submachine gun set to fully automatic.