PA Bill Number: HB785
Title: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties.
Description: In minors, providing for the offense of access to firearms by minors; and imposing penalties. ...
Last Action Date: Mar 5, 2021
Kids and Guns - 15 Year Old Georgia Boy Saves Father by Shooting Attacker :: 08/02/2014
A fifteen year old boy in Columbia County, GA was forced to shoot his uncle, Kenneth Wayne Newman Jr., after Newman came to the boy's home, destroyed property, assaulted his father, and put him in a choke hold while threatening to kill him.
According to local media outlets, Newman came to his brother's home intoxicated just after 2am. Newman allegedly began destroying property at the home and threatening to kill his brother, Richard Green.
At some point Newman did actually attack Green and ultimately put him into a choke hold for an extended period of time. Green's fifteen year old son tried to physically and verbally break up the fight, but when that didn't work he went and grabbed his .22 caliber rifle.
The boy warned Newman that he would shoot if he didn't release his father. When Newman still did not comply, the boy fired a single shot into Newman's back, about 6 inches below his neck.
When police arrived they found Newman bleeding and suffering from a gunshot wound. He is expected to recover from his injuries and will face charges once he is released from the hospital.
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