11-year-old shoots 10-year old cousin in Florida
Dec 24, 2008, 6:15 GMT
Washington - An 11-year-old boy shot and killed his 10-year-old cousin in Florida, media reports said.
Quoting police sources, local media said the boy had found a loaded gun in a house near Fort Meade, about 80 kilometres south-est of Tampa, and fatally shot the girl around 2 pm on Tuesday.
The victim lived in the house, which belonged to her great- grandmother, while the boy had come for a Christmas visit, the Miami Herald newspaper reported.
Police said it remained unclear who owned the weapon and how the children got hold of it.