Friday, October 3, 2014
Uzi instructor gunned down by girl 'was an accident'
The preliminary finding that Charles Joseph Vacca Jr. had died from a single gunshot to the head was an accident had not changed now that the blood toxicology tests, according to Coroner Mike Murphy.
On August 25th Vacca, 39, was showing the youngster how to fire the submachine at the Last Stop shooting range in Arizona, when the recoil sent it into the air. A bullet struck him in the head and he died shortly after being flown by medical helicopter to a hospital in Las Vegas.
Prosecutors aren't filing criminal charges in the case. Police reports say that immediately after the shooting the girl said the gun was too much for her.