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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">A 4-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday afternoon after he slipped undetected behind a paper target that family members and friends were using for gun practice. Evan Davis Klassen was accidentally shot shortly before 1:45 p.m., authorities said.</td>
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">They didn't see the boy standing behind one of the paper targets.<br><br>
The target didn't completely obscure the child, but he was wearing camouflage pants, making him difficult to see against the foliage, said Sgt. James McKenzie of the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office</td>
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OMG! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br>
I feel so bad for the man who actually shot him. That will scar him for life for sure.<br>
That poor family....I'm devastated for them.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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this is terrible.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br>
no kids & guns do not mix <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Oh my God...how horrifying.<br><br>
That poor family...this is so sad.
 

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in PA, the kids (all grades) are actually off school the 1st day of Buck killing season <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="angry"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br>
I was SOOOOO shocked at that. It's so you can share the hunting experience with your parent(s), etc.
 

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I saw this earlier and showed dh...so so sad.
 

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Wha??? Why are there kids around wearing camouflage pants when people are target shooting?
 

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<div>Originally Posted by <strong>polka123</strong></div>
<div style="font-style:italic;">in PA, the kids (all grades) are actually off school the 1st day of Buck killing season <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="angry"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"><br><br>
I was SOOOOO shocked at that. It's so you can share the hunting experience with your parent(s), etc.</div>
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I live in Nebraska. Lots of people I know hunt. I understand many of the reasons for allowing hunting. However, I have NEVER understood the idea that its fun to bond with your children by killing another creature. Sorry, just don't get that.
 

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How awful <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">. That man must be beside himself <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">.
 

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How TERRIBLY preventable.. If I wanted to go to some target practise I would LEAVE MY KIDS AT HOME.. CHildren are NEVER under control.. Especially not a 4 yr old.. I not even anti-gun, but this makes my BLOOD BOIL!!!
 

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<div>Originally Posted by <strong>Pynki</strong></div>
<div style="font-style:italic;">How TERRIBLY preventable.. If I wanted to go to some target practise I would LEAVE MY KIDS AT HOME.. CHildren are NEVER under control.. Especially not a 4 yr old.. I not even anti-gun, but this makes my BLOOD BOIL!!!</div>
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