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ASK Campaign: Is there a gun where your child plays?

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A three-year-old is recovering after being shot by a four-year-old neighbor in Western Washington. Investigators believe the incident was an accident but it has parents asking how they can prevent such a tragedy from happening to their own family. The national Asking Saves Kids Campaign is designed to stop accidental shootings by asking one question: Is there an unloaded gun where your child plays?

Crime Tracker Kalae Chock covered the ASK Campaign back in February and talked to moms, who happened to own guns, about whether they are willing to ask and answer questions on where they keep their guns. They recognized it's an important question worth asking when it comes to the safety of our kids.

Since then, Kalae says she has had a lot of eye-opening conversations with her own friends. She's learned that some people she knows have guns and that they don't keep them locked up. She says it's been empowering as a parent.

KHQ is not affiliated with the ASK Campaign, but the campaign does pose a question and a conversation worth having. Ask your own friends, ask the adults around your kids, do you have a gun and where do you keep it? To learn more about the ASK Campaign go to askingsaveskids.org.

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