Child Fired Loaded Gun He Found In A Couch At IKEA

Child finds gun inside IKEA store fires shot

Child finds gun inside IKEA store fires shot

A child fired a gun they found on a couch in an IKEA store Monday.

Authorities said a child fired a shot inside an Indiana IKEA after finding a gun accidentally left on a couch by a customer.

Shoppers at IKEA were left badly shaken when a child fired a gun inside the store.

Prosecutors will make the call whether to press criminal charges.

An IKEA spokesperson said in a statement that customer safety and security is the company's top priority.

Ikea said in a statement it has a no weapons policy for its stores and that it was cooperating with police.

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Authorities say the gun had fallen out of a customer's trousers as he sat down to test the sofa at the store in Fishers, Indianapolis, WTTV reports.

The firearm had apparently fallen into the cushions after its owner sat down on the couch, Sgt. Tom Weger of the Fishers Police Department told the Indianapolis Star. They noted that all their stores have a "no weapon" policy to prevent incidents like these.

IN is among the worst states when it comes to kids accidentally getting a hold of guns, according to a 2016 report, which ranked the state seventh in the country for accidental shootings involving children.

"Being a knucklehead is not a crime in IN, or in most places", Relford told the news station.

Evaluating those same gun laws, the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has given in a "D-" grade, pointing out that in 2016, the state had the 18th highest rate of gun deaths per capita in the nation.

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