|A 6-year-old boy has instruction at sniper shooting from a soldier|
at a Navy and Air Force recruitment fair in 2013. Rupert Hartley/REX
Toddlers have shot at leastC'mon, kids, let's put some big fat zeroes after that shamefully small double-digit number. Are you even trying?
23 people this year
The case drew a lot of national attention given the unusual circumstances: Little kids rarely kill people, intentionally or not.Get used to more & more of it as the drain of the behavioral sink continues to clog.
Last year, a Washington Post analysis found that toddlers were finding guns and shooting people at a rate of about one a week. This year, that pace has accelerated. There have been at least 23 toddler-involved shootings since Jan. 1, compared with 18 over the same period last year.