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US girl shoots gun instructor in the head

Nine-year-old's accidental killing of Charles Vacca, 39, in Arizona raises more questions about country's gun culture.

    The gun culture in the US is back in the spotlight after a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her instructor at an Arizona shooting range.

    The child was being shown how to fire the weapon, but lost control when it was switched to automatic.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer London reports from Los Angeles.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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