Florida boy accidentally shoots, kills 13-year-old sister

Posted at 9:34 AM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-26 09:34:35-04

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say she was accidentally shot by her brother.

Authorities say the girl's brother and a friend were handling the gun when it went off at their Florida City home on Tuesday night.

The Miami Herald ( reports the friend of the brother brought the gun into the house. No other details were released including the victim's name.

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho called the killing "heartbreaking, reckless gun violence," on Twitter and criticized easy access to guns.


Information from: The Miami Herald,

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