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article imageBoy, 12, killed accidentally by gun-cleaning dad

By Chris V. Thangham     Mar 5, 2009 in Crime
A 12-year-old-boy was shot and accidentally killed by his father. The father was cleaning an old gun and didn’t realize there was a bullet in it, according to the Michigan Police Department.
The father, Kevin Dunn, 41, was cleaning an old rusty gun found in their storage room. His son Ian Dunn was also at the room.
According to Police Chief Steven Fisher, the father was cleaning the gun without realizing there was a bullet in it. The gun went off and shot Ian Dunn, killing him.
Ian Dunn was struck in the head by the bullet. Prior to the incident, Ian had returned home after he got sick at school.
Police are investigating but believe the shooting was accidental.
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