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Indiana Ranks Seventh In Nation For Accidental Shootings Involving Children
Updated October 17, 2016 6:56 AM
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(UNDATED) - Indiana has one of the nation's highest per capita rates of accidental shootings involving children, ranking seventh behind states like Alaska and Louisiana.

Over a recent 2.5-year span, 40 children were killed and injured across the state.

That's among a set of data analyzed by The Associated Press and the USA TODAY Network in a nationwide report on accidental shootings involving children ages 17 and younger from Jan. 1, 2014, through June 30 of this year - more than 1,000 incidents in all.

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