March 06, 2012
10-year-old boy shot, killed by brother
CLEVELAND (UPI) -- A 10-year-old boy was shot and killed inside his Cleveland home by his 13-year-old brother early Monday, police said.
Police were called to the boys' home around 6:45 a.m., The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.
When they arrived, they found the younger boy with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was transported to a hospital where he later died, police said.
"The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim's 13-year-old brother was handling a handgun inside the home and the weapon discharged," Sgt. Sammy Morris said.
The older boy was arrested at the scene, police said.
Neither of the boys' names was released.