Gun shows to resume at Ada fairgrounds, after 2-year ban following accidental shootings

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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials will allow gun shows again at the Boise-area fairgrounds after a ban was imposed following two accidental shootings. Ada County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a new set of rules allowing the gun shows to return to Expo Idaho and aiming to make the events safer, the Idaho Statesman reported. The commission banned the events in January 2016 after four people were injured in separate shootings in 2013 and 2015. In 2013, a person did not realize a round had been left inside the chamber of a handgun and unintentionally fired it. The gunshot caused shrapnel to hit two people. The county paid a $100,000 settlement and also sued an insurance carrier to recover the money,...

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Gun shows to resume at Ada fairgrounds, after 2-year ban following accidental shootings

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