Former Pelham Police Chief Edward Fleury Found Not Guilty For Gun Show Uzi Death Of 8 Year-Old Christopher Bizilj!!!
A Massachusetts jury has acquitted the organizer of a gun show, former Pelham Police Chief Edward Fleury not guilty on Friday of involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of Christopher Bizilj of Ashford, Conn. The charge carried up to 20 years on prison.(Reuters)
Christopher Bizilj, of Ashford, Conn.accidentally shot himself to death firing a 9 mm Micro UZI machine gun at a pumpkin when he lost control of the automatic combat-type weapon and shot himself once in the head.(VIDEO)
He had his father’s permission, Charles Bizilj, to participate in a machine gun shoot at the Westfield Sportsman’s Club that was managed by former police chief Fleury.(Source)
Christopher was attending the event with his brother Colin, a sixth-grader. Bizilj said it was the first time Christopher had fired an automatic weapon.
The accident occurred in 2008.
The 53-year-old Fleury cried and hugged his attorney and his family after the verdicts were read, while several of Christopher’s relatives walked quickly out of the courtroom without commenting.He has vowed never to hold a machine gun shoot ever again, and regrets having held them in the past, due to the death of the child.(Source)