A 9-Year Old Boy Allegedly Shot His 13-Year Old Sister In The Head

MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A 9-year old allegedly shot his 13-year old sister in the head in Monroe County on Saturday.

Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says the nine year old boy shot his older sister because of an argument over a video game controller.

The sheriff says the boy went and grabbed a .25 caliber when his sister wouldn’t give him the controller.

He says the brother shot the 13-year old in the back of the head and the bullet went into her brain.

The teen was rushed to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis and her condition is not known at this time.

Sheriff Cantrell says this is an ongoing investigation and a first of its kind for him to work.

The department is working and talking with the District Attorney’s Office about what they are going to do in this case.

We will continue to provide more details as the investigation continues.

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