5-year-old Boy Shoots 12-yr-Old Brother To Death – Thought It Was Toy Gun

A five-year-old boy accidentally shot his 12-yr-old brother to death after mistaking a loaded gun he found in the woods as a toy.

The dead boy and his siblings, ages five and seven, were in the woods in Atlanta, Georgia, when the youngest of the three found the gun, according to a police statement.

The brothers were playing on a trampoline when the gun was found, 11Alive reports.

Special investigators spoke to the five-year-old who told them he thought it was a toy when he fired it hitting his older brother in the chest.

Paramedics were called to the scene on Saturday just after 7.40pm where they performed CPR on the boy before he was rushed to Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital where he later died.

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