Pennsylvania boy, 5, accidentally killed by 6-year-old sibling with unsecured gun

12 days ago

Penn Hills news, Pennsylvania news.

A Pennsylvania child was fatally shot by his 6-year-old brother while they were left alone inside a room with an unsecured gun Monday.

The 5-year-old victim was pronounced dead shortly after 5:30 p.m. after he sustained a fatal gunshot wound at his Penn Hills home.

Police added that there were three small children in the bedroom with the gun legally owned by one of their parents.

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  • “Detectives discovered evidence suggesting that a 6-year-old sibling accidentally shot the victim while handling an unsecured firearm present inside the residence,” a police statement read.

    The slain toddler was identified as Conner Wolfe, according to the Allegheny County medical examiner. The boy attended Penn Hills Schools District kindergarten.

    “We ask all members of our PH community to remember Connor and his family in your thoughts and prayers,” the district said in a news release.