USA Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

Some experts say the tragedy in Arizona, involving an instructor and 9 year-old girl firing an Uzi, highlights the dangers and implications of allowing children straddling childhood and adolescence to handle firearms.

By , Staff writer

Bullets and Burgers

The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine gun reinforced a truth in the debate over kids shooting real guns: The responsibility of handling firearms can be far heavier than the gun itself.