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A 16-year-old boy of David Street, Kitty was on Tuesday shot to his head by his 16-year-old friend.
According to police, the shooting occurred at about 18:00h at the suspect’s Sandy Babb Street, Kitty home.
Investigations have revealed that the suspect and the victim were alone in the home at the time the shooting took place. The duo had just finished having a meal when the suspect “breached the lock of a secured wardrobe where a license .32 Taurus Pistol owned by his father was being kept”.
The suspect reportedly showed the weapon to the victim and accidently pulled the trigger shooting the David Street teen to the right side of his head.
The victim collapsed and was subsequently taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s Emergency Unit where he was admitted in a serious condition.
On Wednesday at about 17:00h the teen succumbed to his injuries. His body is currently at the GPHC mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.
A .32. Taurus Pistol with 7 live matching rounds, a spent shell and 149 .32 rounds were retrieved from the scene.