Somanya: Boy,6, guns down 4 -year -old brother

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A six-year-old boy shot dead his four-year-old brother in the head at Somanya in the Eastern Region Thursday.

Police Commander ASP Isaac Otsin  told Atinka News that the two siblings were playing with a gun belonging to their seventy-year-old grandfather when the  the six -year old boy mistakenly  shot the brother in the head, killing him instantly.

The tenants in the house, after hearing the gunshot, rushed to the room and found the deceased in a pool of blood.

The police have deposited the body at the Atua Government Hospital morgue pending autopsy.

Meanwhile, investigations have commenced into the incident and statements have been taken from the parents and the grandfather, who owns the unlicensed gun.

The suspect is in police custody.

Source: Ghana|