Andrew Lester, a man charged in the shooting of Ralph Yarl, has surrendered to police and is now in custody. The incident occurred in Kansas City, Missouri, and the victim was shot above the left eye and in the arm. According to the victim’s mother, the shooting occurred after her son went to the wrong door.
The police have not released any further details about the incident, but they have confirmed that Lester is in custody and is facing charges. The investigation is ongoing.
This incident is yet another example of the dangers of gun violence in the United States. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 39,000 gun-related deaths in the United States in 2018. This number is higher than the number of deaths from car accidents, drug overdoses, and suicides combined.
It is important for people to be aware of the risks associated with gun violence and to take steps to protect themselves and their families. This includes following safety protocols, such as storing guns in a secure location and using gun locks. It is also important to be aware of the warning signs of potential violence and to seek help if needed.
This article was sourced from NBC News.