May 24, 2016


Mother shot by 4-year-old son could face charges for allowing child access to firearm

PALATKA, Fla. — The mother of a 4-year-old boy who shot her as they were riding in a pickup truck should face a misdemeanor charge, authorities said Tuesday as they released details of the shooting for the first time. The mother, 31-year-old Jamie Gilt, put a loaded .45-caliber handgun underneath the front seat of her Read More…

Woman injured in Elyria accidental shooting

ELYRIA — Police were called to a home for an accidental shooting around 3 p.m. Monday after a homeowner with a concealed carry permit shot herself in the leg. Elyria Police Lt. William Pelko said Nicole Gillette, of the 500 block of Baldwin Street, was putting a 9 mm handgun back into a safe when Read More…

Listen: Girlfriend of fatally shot man tells dispatchers roommate was ‘messing with a gun’

[audio:] AVON — The girlfriend of Brandon Smith, the man who police said was fatally shot by his roommate Saturday night, frantically pleaded with a 911 dispatcher to send rescue crews during the nearly eight-minute-long phone call. She said Smith, 29, and his roommate Ryan Raider, 25, who has been charged with Smith’s death, were Read More…