Police: Boy, 3, Shot By 6-Year-Old Brother In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old is in critical condition after being shot in the head by his 6-year-old brother.

Authorities say the younger boy suffered a gunshot wound to the left side of his forehead just after 3 p.m. Saturday. The two boys were on the second floor of their north Philadelphia home when the shooting happened.

The injured boy was taken to Temple University Hospital.

Investigators tell WPVI-TV in Philadelphia that they believe a 12-year-old brother also was at home, but no adults.

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  1. It would be nice to have some information about the gun! Such as how the 6 year old got ahold of it…. whose gun…. was it obtained legally or illegally!

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