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Texas City boy, 8, recovering from gunshot 'out of the woods' - The Galveston County Daily News : News

September 21, 2014
8-year-old boy shot

Texas City boy, 8, recovering from gunshot 'out of the woods'

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4 comments:

  • lanette7 posted at 1:23 pm on Fri, Aug 8, 2014.

    lanette7 Posts: 10

    I totally agree jillpresnal. The severity of the story could have been played out in so many more respectful pictures than one of the injured child with a blood soaked bandage or his mother trying to compose herself. I am not saying a picture should not have been included but maybe a more tasteful one than that of a child being cared for in such a delicate pose.

     
  • Tifosi posted at 1:18 pm on Fri, Aug 8, 2014.

    Tifosi Posts: 153

    LV, people will only wise up after a few are jailed for a good stretch. And even that's not guaranteed.

     
  • LV1951 posted at 11:47 am on Fri, Aug 8, 2014.

    LV1951 Posts: 34

    Maybe this should be shown on the front page to remind people to NOT leave children home alone and to LOCK-UP any firearms! How often does this have to happen before people wise-up? Always? Let's hope not!

     
  • jillpresnal posted at 10:27 am on Fri, Aug 8, 2014.

    jillpresnal Posts: 1

    The picture of this child in an emergency situation is so inappropriate for a front page news story. This is a little boy. Shame on the newspaper.