January 1, 2014 9:38 pm -

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.”

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.