15-Year-Old Shoots 12-Year-Old With Grandpa’s Gun
You didn’t think our sick gun culture would end this quickly in 2014, did you? The 15-year-old boy is in custody in South Carolina.
Lt. Jawarski Shelton explained that the 12-year-old girl had been visiting a friend at the mobile home when the 15-year-old suspect came inside the home with the gun at around 6:30 p.m.. The 15-year-old boy originally told police that the weapon had been fired by someone else.
“(He) called the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office stating that he had walked into a residence after hearing a gunshot and found a 12-year-old female on the floor with a gunshot wound,” Shelton noted.
But a second caller, the victim’s friend, told police that her 15-year-old cousin had been holding the gun when it discharged.
“Eventually, he admitted that he was actually holding the gun when it fired and that he was actually loading a magazine into the weapon,” Shelton explained. “When he pulled the slide back, the gun fired.”