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Father whose toddler allegedly shot herself with his gun is first person to be charged under Michigan’s firearms storage law, prosecutor says

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2024
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A man in Flint, Michigan, has become the first person to be charged under the state’s new safe firearms storage law after his 2-year-old daughter shot herself in the head with his gun, leaving her in critical condition, prosecutors said. The father, Michael Tolbert, is also facing a slew of other charges in the Valentine’s Day shooting, including child abuse, being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and lying to a police officer, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced Tuesday. The incident happened the day after the...

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