Nine-year-old shoots his sister over a video game controller

Mar 20, 2018, 02:00
Nine-year-old shoots his sister over a video game controller

A sheriff in MS says that a 13-year old girl who was allegedly shot in the head by her 9-year old brother is dead. The boy responded by shooting her in the back of the head, with the bullet traveling through her brain. She was taken to a hospital in Memphis, where she died, the newspaper reports.

Police have not yet charged the boy with anything pending an investigation, USA Today reported.

Pictured the family, Okolona, Mississippi home where the shooting occurred after an argument over a video game controller.Pictured, Dijonae White. It's also unclear how much knowledge the boy had of the dangers of guns.

At the time of the incident, the children's mother was in another room, feeding her other children.

"He's just 9. I assume he's seen this on video games or TV", Cantrell told the Clarion Ledger, a local newspaper. I can't answer that.

Sheriff Cantrell stated that this is all new ground for them and that they've never dealt with a kid shooting a kid at age nine. We want to make sure we're doing everything correctly. "I do know its a tragedy". That gun should have been locked up in a place where kids could not get access to it.

It is not yet clear how the weapon got into the possession of her brother and what the consequences will be for the young man. The toddler's father was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and recklessly endangering another person.

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