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Everyone should know gun safety

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With the gun bill on the ballot this fall, and the recent accidental shooting in Lincoln Parish; gun safety should be a priority, even amongst those who are law abiding gun owners and those who do not own a firearm.

In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 554 people died from unintentional firearm incidents in 2009. One hundred and fourteen of those victims were between 0-19-years-old and 48 were ages 14 and under.

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