In the Ust-Abakan region of the Republic of Khakassia, a boy invited another child to visit him, after which he accidentally shot him in the head while playing, informs regional department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
Investigators helped that the nine-year-old Russian was playing with a neighbor’s boy at home. The children ran into the shed where the eldest father’s air rifle was kept. The boy took the weapon off the wall to examine it carefully, as a result of which it fired. The shell hit the youngest child in the head.
The wounded man was taken to the hospital and underwent therapy for several months, however, despite this, the child died. A criminal case was opened against the father of the gunman on the fact of causing harm to the health of a child through negligence (part 1 of Article 118 of the Criminal Code of Russia). However, the question of re-qualifying the actions of the suspect to part 1 of Article 109 of the Criminal Code of Russia.
Earlier it became known that in the American state of North Carolina, a child found a loaded pistol and inadvertently killed his mother. Presumably, the weapon was in the mother’s bag.