Charlie, a 120-pound Rottweiler mix, got his foot in the trigger of the gun, caught the trigger and blasted a shot at his unsuspecting owner.
Banning the transportation of loaded shotguns or rifles on public roads, with certain exceptions, is one of the few gun-related issues the Virginia General Assembly has permitted local governments to handle.
It is likely a mother of three was killed by the very weapon she asked the courts to take from her husband one day earlier, Charles County investigators said.
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