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Gun Owner Charged in Child's Shooting

Posted July 15, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— 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.