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On August 25, 2014, 39-year-old Charles Vacca was accidentally shot an...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
On August 25, 2014, 39-year-old Charles Vacca was accidentally shot and killed while instructing a nine-year-old girl in how to shoot an Uzi. The accident occurred at the Arizona Last Stop gun range (also known as "Bullets and Burgers") in White Hills, Arizona, where Vacca had worked for about eighteen months. According to county law officials the shooting is being viewed as an industrial accident. The minimum age set by the shooting range to fire a weapon is eight years old provided that the child is super
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A 9-Year-Old at a Shooting Range, a Spraying Uzi and Outrage

New York Times - 28 Aug 2014
A video of the shooting, which her parents recorded on a cellphone, suggests that the girl, in pink shorts and with a braided ponytail, was unable to control the gun's recoil; the instructor, Charles Vacca, 39, was rushed to a hospital in Las Vegas ...
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Uzi Instructor Charles Vacca's Family: Death Was 'Tragic Accident'

NBCNews.com - 29 Aug 2014
“It's a very difficult time for all of us just to adjust to losing him,” she said from their home in California. “Charles was definitely a good person and he was a good dad. He loved his children very much, and family was very important.” His son Tyler ...
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Year After Death, Business as Usual at Arizona Gun Range

New York Times - 23 Aug 2015
In the year since a New Jersey girl visited Last Stop and accidentally killed Charles Vacca, a 39-year-old father of four, little has changed in the nation's tourist-oriented machine gun ranges. Last Stop's range, which receives 100 to 200 ...
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No machine guns for Louisiana kids, House committee decides

NOLA.com - 19 May 2017
Barbara Norton, D-Shreveport, said she sponsored the bill in light of the 2014 death of Charles Vacca, who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at a White Hills, Ariz., shooting range while he was teaching her how to use an Uzi ...
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Natural Resources Board delays decision on shooting range rules

WHBL Sheboygan - 08 Apr 2016
UNDATED (Wisconsin Radio Network) - The state Natural Resources Board will hold-off on considering new rules for shooting ranges owned by the state. The board had been set to take up the guidelines at its meeting next week, but Department of Natural ...
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Should children be allowed to hold automatic weapons?

The Daily Advertiser - 18 May 2017
Barbara Norton, D-Shreveport, said she brought the bill in light of the 2014 death of Charles Vacca, who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona shooting range while instructing her how to use an Uzi submachine gun. “I don't ...
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Girl Who Shot Gun Instructor Said Uzi Was Too Much for Her

Mashable - 02 Sep 2014
PHOENIX — A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports ...
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Area gun ranges defend training youths

Chicago Tribune - 01 Sep 2014
Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., was shot at the Bullets and Burgers outdoor range in White Hills, Ariz. A video of the moments leading up to the accident shows the girl, clad in pink shorts with a braid in her hair, firing a shot as ...

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