Saturday, May 16, 2015

Arizona 7-year-old Boy Shoots 7-year-old Friend - No Charges - Just Another Reminder

Local news

Buckeye police are not pursuing any charges in the case of a 7-year-old boy who accidentally shot his 7-year-old friend in the head.

Police said Thursday that no criminal charges are being sought in last month’s shooting inside a home.

Authorities say both boys were at the victim’s home April 13 when they found a Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun in a closet.

According to investigators, the victim’s friend held the gun and accidentally fired it. The bullet grazed the top of the victim’s skull.

Police say the incident is a reminder that gun owners should store firearms in a secure place.

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