Dad arrested in case of US toddler who shot mum dead on Zoom

Accidental shootings by children have caused 879 deaths in the United States since 2015 and 114 this year. – EPA pic, October 14, 2021.

THE father of a two-year-old child who fatally shot his mother in the head while she was on a Zoom meeting, has been arrested in Florida for failing to keep the gun out of the toddler’s reach.

Veondre Avery, 22, who was charged with manslaughter and failure to securely store a firearm, was taken into custody on Tuesday, police and a prosecutor said.

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