9-year-old girl fatally shoots firearms instructor while firing fully-automatic Uzi
(NBC News) -
An Arizona man is dead following an accidental shooting at a Dolan Springs gun range.
Police say 39-year-old Charles Vacca was instructing a 9-year-old girl on how to shoot an automatic weapon when he was accidentally shot in the head.
Video taken just moments before the deadly accident may shine a light on what went wrong. After firing a single shot, the instructor set the weapon to fully automatic. According to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office the gun rotated backwards while still firing and shot Vacca.