5-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shoots 16-Month-Old Brother After Accessing Handgun, Reports Say

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Sadly, a 16-month-old boy was shot to death by his sibling who is only 5 years old, according to FOX. The incident occurred at a northwestern Indiana apartment. 

Reports say on Tuesday, the unidentified sibling got ahold of a handgun inside the apartment and shot Isiah Johnson. Lt. Matt Gard, a Lafayette officer, revealed that an individual outside of the apartment contacted first responders to inform them that he wasn’t breathing. 

Gard told the Journal & Courier,

“There was one adult and two children inside the apartment.” 

The case is currently under investigation as no arrests have been made. 

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