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9-Year-Old Killed In Shooting Incident

Last updated on Monday, May 3, 2010

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - A 9-year-old boy was killed in an accidental shooting early Saturday morning in Indianapolis.

Detectives say the victim was in the living room with three siblings playing video games.

His 16-year-old brother was handling a firearm that he had taken from the home of an incarcerated relative.

The firearm went off, striking the 9-year-old in the head.

Investigators say the 16-year-old brother admitted to his involvement and has been arrested for reckless homicide.

He was taken to juvenile detention.

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