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4-year-old kills 2-year-old brother

The boys found a gun in their parent's bedroom

By Shelby Capacio

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police confirm a 2-year-old boy is dead after he was shot by his 4-year-old brother on Wednesday afternoon.

Sgt. Steve McCarty confirmed police responded to reports of a shooting at 1907 7th Street South at about 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found the toddler suffering from a critical gunshot wound.

Emergency responders loaded the boy into an ambulance, but he died at the scene. The victim's identity has not yet been released.

Full story: Toddler shot, killed by 4-year-old brother in Minneapolis


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Brenda Moreno Brenda Moreno Friday, December 07, 2012 12:40:21 PM Keep the guns and bullets separate and locked up.

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