A person is killed or injured almost every day in the U.S. because a child has unintentionally fired a gun, according to reports from 2015 to 2022 compiled by Everytown, an advocacy group for firearm safety.

These incidents are almost entirely preventable if firearms are stored safely and securely — which means unloaded and locked up, with ammunition stored separately in a locked container, experts say.

View the full story that references the National Center for School Safety