A gun itself is about as deadly as a 3lbs rock. Now a loaded gun could be dangerous in the hands of Plan B, or a small child ect. Gun safety is really so simple just takes commen sense really. The problem is alot of people don't have it. Worried about your child felix88, thats a great sign you care now just do the commen sense thing and keep the ammo well hidden or locked up and keep the gun well hidden or locked up in a different place but accesible if needed by you. When the time is right slowly teach the child gun safty basics working up to actually fireing the weapon at a range, Even if the child only watches. When the time is right let the child shoot and expan on the gun safty principles. When your done for the day put the gun away and the ammo away in different places. Trust me it really works, a weapon has never shot somebody in the history of firearms, with no bullets in it.