Comments for: A boy shot his grandmother after playing Grand Theft Auto IV. Here’s why this shouldn’t be a story about violent video games.

Posted Aug. 27, 2013, at 6:57 a.m.

On Friday an 8-year-old Louisiana boy shot his grandmother in the back of the head while she was watching television—and police say he did it intentionally. (The woman died. Since state law prohibits the prosecution of young children, the boy will not face charges.) The boy had reportedly been playing the video …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

Similar Articles