On October 3, 2015, 8-year-old MaKayla Dyer and her sister were playing with their new puppy outside their mobile home when their 11-year-old neighbor called to them from inside his home, asking if he could play with the puppy. MaKayla refused, so the 11-year-old boy retrieved his father’s loaded shotgun, aimed it out the window and fired. MaKayla was struck
The Safe Tennessee Project is dedicated to reducing gun violence in Tennessee, especially those shootings that are the result of child gaining access to a loaded, unsecured gun.
“It’s an unfair amount of responsibility to put on a child, no matter how old they are.” This video is just over two minutes long and was released just last week. Darchel and Jacob Mohler are the parents of 13-year-old Brooklynn Mae Mohler who was unintentionally shot and killed by her best friend with an unlocked and loaded gun. Please