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Gun Owner Charged in Child's Shooting

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Orange County authorities have charged Eddie Lunsford with failure to lock his gun away after a 13-year-old was shot after a group of children found it. (WRAL-TV5 News)
HILLSBOROUGH — Orange County investigators have charged a gun owner with failing to keep his rifle out of the hands of children.

The criminal summons says that Eddie Lunsford did not store his gun properly. A 13-year-old boy was shot when a a group of children found the rifle in Lunsford's home.

Lunsford is scheduled to appear in court on the misdemeanor charge on August 19th.

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