The two siblings were hunting the animal near their grandmother’s house when the tragedy occurred.
A terrible hunting accident occurred in Mississippi (United States) this weekend and claimed the life of a 11 year old boy. The child has was shot in the head by his 12 year old sister while she was aiming at a rabbit. The two siblings were hunting the animal with their 19-year-old half-brother near their grandmother’s house on Saturday evening when the tragedy occurred.
The young teen knelt down and placed a .22 caliber rifle in his sister’s hands so she could fire a shot. rabbitbut he stood up abruptly when the girl pulled the trigger, shoot your brother in the headaccording to information communicated by the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, relayed by thee Laurel Leader-Callthe local newspaper.
First transported to Forrest General Hospital in critical condition, the victim was then transferred to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where he is currently hospitalized. died from his injuries.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fish and Parks has opened a investigation since the shooting is related to hunting, in conjunction with the Jones County Sheriff’s Department. Everything indicates that it is a “tragic accident”but the investigation continues, authorities said.