Tot kills tot in a household shooting mishap in Matina

Judicial agents said that a 4 year old in Palestina de Matina shot his 2-year-old sister dead Wednesday morning in the family home.

Agents said that a loaded rifle was the weapon and that the shooting took place while the mother was outside the rural home doing chores.  The weapon had been stored beneath a staircase in the home, agents said.

The girl suffered  a bullet wound in the right eye, said the Judicial Investigating Organization. The youngsters were not identified.

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