Gun Fair Organizer Acquitted in Accidental Uzi Death of Boy

(NECN: Springfield, Mass.) - A jury has acquitted a gun fair organizer of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an eight-year-old boy.

Christopher Bizilj of Ashford, Connecticut accidentally shot himself in the head with an Uzi submachine gun in 2008.

A Massachusetts jury has found former Pelham Police Chief Edward Fleury not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of Bizilj.

The charge carried up to 20 years in prison.

The gun fair was held at the Westfield Sportsman's Club.

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