Three reporters shot at anti-gun campaign press conference

At a press conference held in Nanchong, China about the success of anti-gun campaign, three news reporters were shot. A police office was holding up a homebrew gun when it accidentally fired. From the BBC News:

A reporter needed surgery for injuries to his ankle, crotch and chest, after being hit by what appeared to be pebbles fired by the gun.

Two others were slightly injured in the incident…

According to the Chongqing Times, the home-made gun had been designed for shooting birds.

Shooting at gun control conference (BBC News, thanks Carlo Longino!)