California: 3-year-old uses dad's gun to shoot brother

Updated: 07 December, 2015 11:01 IST | Agencies |

A three-year-old boy shot and wounded his elder brother in California

San Francisco: A three-year-old boy shot and wounded his elder brother in California. The 15-year-old was shot in the foot by his younger sibling on Saturday night, a police official said.

Minor injuries
The injuries are not life threatening, the police said. It is unclear where exactly the shooting happened, as the cops learnt about the incident when the teen showed up at a local emergency unit around 8 pm.

Gun control?
The children were playing hide-and-seek and went into the bedroom closet and found a gun belonging to their step-dad. Investigators believe the toddler grabbed it and accidentally shot his brother.

First Published: 07 December, 2015 10:17 IST

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