A 11-year-old kid is believed to have without intentions shot his two-year-old sister while playing with his father’s firearm. After he shot his sister, he at that point turned the gun on himself and took his life.
The kid passed on quickly and his sister was raced to healing facility yet in addition later kicked the bucket, it’s accounted for. Police said the sibling professedly turned the weapon on himself subsequent to seeing what had happened to his more youthful sister.
Talking about the episode which occurred on Saturday, February 4 in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, police said the weapon was accepted to have been authorized to the kid’s dad. They asked all authorized gun proprietors to guarantee that they don’t damage the Firearms Control Act by neglecting to defend their guns.
The South African Police Service released an announcement on their Facebook page saying:
“KwaZulu-Natal: Siblings die after playing with firearm.
“Empangeni police are investigating a case of murder and an inquest.
“It is alleged that on 3 February 2018 at 23:50, a 11-year-old boy was playing with his father’s licensed firearm when a shot went off and struck his two-year-old sister.
“The victim was taken to hospital for medical attention where she later died.
“The brother allegedly turned the gun on himself after seeing what had happened to his sister.
“We urge all licensed firearm owners to ensure that they do not violate the Firearms Control Act by failing to safeguard their firearms because it amounts to criminal act.
“Contravening the act may lead to unnecessary deaths and violators may face harsh prosecutions.”