|While professional fireworks light up the sky in the US for the Fourth of July dangerous homemade or illegal fireworks do damage below.Reuters|
Us Independence Day Tragedy as A 9-year-old girl lost her left hand due to illegal fireworksJuly 5, 2016
The Independence Day of America was Celebrated yesterday and it was filled with Trills and Fun Moments for life.
As American Celebrate this day, some ended it on a sad and tragic Note.
Fireworks are used to celebrate the 4th of July across the 56 states of the United State and this time around in the city of Compton a Firework wrecked the Life of a 9-year-old Teenage Girl as she lost her left hand as a result of an Illegal firework explosion at a park in Compton.
According to Reports from AOl.Com:
The incident took place Saturday about 12:30 p.m. at Burrell-MacDonald Park in the 2500 block of West Alondra Boulevard, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
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The unidentified victim’s left hand had to be amputated, and she also sustained other serious injuries as a result of “the use of illegal fireworks or explosives,” sheriff’s officials said in the release.
“She also lost fingers on her right hand and received blast injuries to her face,” the release stated.
The victim was taken to a local hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.
Authorities are investigating how the firework came to be in the girl’s possession, investigators said.
“Many kids were playing in the park around this time and several were seen running away from the park at the time of the explosion,” the release stated.
As part of the investigation, authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding anyone who may have been at the park at the time the girl was injured.
Those with information are encouraged to contact Detective Everett at the department’s Arson/Explosives Detail of the Special Enforcement Bureau by dialing 323-881-7500.
Anonymous tips can also be left through Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-8477.