Indiana Mother Speaks Out About Gun Safety After Stray Bullet Hits Toddler's Crib

Playing Indiana Mom Finds Bullet Hole in Toddler's Crib: 'She Would Have Died'

An Indiana mother is happy that her daughter is OK after a random bullet hit the child's crib. 

Bethany Grundy, of Tippcanoe County, said she was going to put her 2-year-old daughter to sleep in her bedroom when she noticed something amiss: Wood and glass were scattered across the floor.  

She took a closer look and found a bullet from a high-powered rifle. Had her daughter been in the crib, the mother said, the incident could have been “tragic.”

“If my kid would have been in that bed, she would have probably died or been severely hurt,” Grundy told local station WLFI."It came straight through her window, hit the metal frame part of her window and then it hit her crib."

Authorities have no clue how it got there, but they believe it could have traveled nearly 2 miles before hitting the crib.

Grundy, whose husband owns guns, now wants to warn others about the importance of gun safety.

“If you're going to be using a firearm, no matter what it is that you know what you're doing and you know how to use it,” she said.


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