Connersville Boy, 5, Shoots Two-Year-Old Brother

by Staff on July 15, 2011

in State

HandgunA five-year-old boy accidentally shot his two-year-old brother, killing him, after finding a gun in his Connersville home, according to police.

WTHR-TV is reporting that investigators believe the mother was home when the shooting took place Thursday night but don’t believe that the handgun was locked up. According to WISH-TV, the five-year-old shot his brother in the head after retrieving the gun out of a gun box.

Connersville Police and the Fayette County Coroner are continuing to investigate.

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