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12-year-old son fatally shoots father in the head while being taught how to safely use a gun

By William Martin 12:34 PM November 29, 2017
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A father was killed while teaching his son how to safely use a gun, according to police in Texas.

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office said that 53-year-old Daniel Boor from Garland has died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday.

Boor and his 12-year-old son were on private property when the father taught his son how to safely use a gun.

At some point, the son pulled the trigger while the gun was pointed at his father’s head.

Boor was shot in the head and was rushed to a San Antonio hospital, where he died.

Gun expert Jaime Correa said that it is not unusual for young kids to learn how to safely use weapons.

Police sad that no charges will be filed as the shooting seems to be an accident.