Accidental shooting kills teen in Puerto Rico

2016-12-04 12:07

San Juan - Authorities in Puerto Rico are investigating the apparent accidental shooting death of a 14-year-old boy by a younger girl.

Police said that municipal guard officer Luis Colon from the southern community of Ponce reported the incident during a 911 emergency call. The officer told police that his 10-year-old female cousin took his regulation firearm and accidentally shot his teenage brother in the face.

The teenage boy was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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