11 Arizonans Killed in "Accidental" Shootings So Far This Year
There have been at least 11 people "accidentally" shot and killed in Arizona this year.
Just this week, a 24-year-old Phoenix woman was killed after her boyfriend's gun discharged as he pulled it out of his waistband. See the details on the 11 shootings below.
State health department statistics show that around 11 shooting deaths in a year isn't extraordinary -- it's certainly a lot fewer than the 26 in 2002.
2013 "accidental" shooting deaths:
12.) Manuel Ortiz
This one isn't included in the total count, since it took place on New Year's Eve, 2012. According to Phoenix police, Ortiz's sister, 19-year-old Savannah Ramirez, accidentally shot and killed Ortiz while they were posing for photos together, with a gun to Ortiz's head.
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