Nine-Year-Old Pennsyltucky Girl Dressed In A Halloween Costume Shot By Kin Who Thought She Was A Skunk

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk. New Sewickley Township police say the girl was over a hillside and wearing a black costume and a black hat with a white tassel. Chief Ronald Leindecker told the Beaver County Times that a male relative mistook her for a skunk and fired a shotgun, hitting her in the shoulder, arm, back and neck Saturday night. MORE

A man who was ordered last week to turn over all his weapons in a domestic dispute opened fire Sunday at his estranged wife’s workplace near Milwaukee, killing three women and injuring four others, authorities said. He then apparently shot himself to death, police said. MORE

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MEANWHILE: Recently, the PA state House voted 188-3 to approve a bill the Senate had already OK’d that’d ban “sexting” between two legal, consenting adults. MORE