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Stray Bullet

Stray Bullets Are No Accident

Robert Muggah | Posted 04.04.2015 | World
Robert Muggah

Brazil's current approach to dealing with stray bullets borders on negligence. Supposedly random shootings are treated as collateral damage -- an unavoidable outcome of a tough on crime approach. If this gun-violence epidemic is to be reversed, urgent steps must be taken.

Mother Fatally Shot While Holding Newborn

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Police in Alabama are asking for the public's help in finding the gunman who fatally shot a woman who was holding her 10-day old s...

Girl Shot By Stray Bullet: 'I Don't Cry For Nothing'

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Her name means sweet, but this girl is tough. Nine-year-old Dulce Cabrera took a stray bullet to the foot Thursday night after getting ca...

Miracle -- Bullet Tears Shirt, But Misses Boy

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Weird News

BOSTON -- A 9-year-old Boston boy says divine intervention saved his life when a bullet fired in the street outside his home came through his bedroom ...

Five Charged In Shooting Death Of 13-Year Old Darius Brown

Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

Four men and a woman were charged Friday in connection with the August shooting that killed 13-year-old Darius Brown as he played basketball with frie...