A FAMILY is dealing with a major tragedy, after their son accidentally shot his brother.
It’s believed the 11-year-old was playing with a gun inside a car in the backyard of a home in Detroit, Michigan, when it went off, fatally hitting his three-year-old sibling.
The little boy suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head.
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It follows two other similar incidents in the US city in the past year. In January a 14-year-old boy fatally shot a girl, also 14. While last December a nine-year-old boy accidentally shot himself.
It also comes as the country engages in a major debate over gun control laws amid ongoing gun crime.