Could you even imagine your baby or your toddler shooting themselves, or another kid?
Kids that are barely walking and talking are unintentionally shooting themselves in record numbers because they found a gun.
Toddlers in the U.S. are averaging one shooting per week and the common theme for the accidental shootings are that guns are left unsecured by parents or guardians.
In 43 cases this year, shootings involve children three and younger and sadly in 31 of the self-inflicted shootings, a toddler found a gun and shot themselves thirteen of those gunshot wounds resulted in the child's death.
Now raise the ages a bit. Already this year, there have been at least 209 unintentional shootings involving children ages 17 and younger in the U.S. according to gun safety advocacy group, Everytown.