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Boy, 7, shot dead by friend

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Johannesburg - A seven-year-old boy was shot in the KwaNobuhle township, allegedly by his 12-year-old friend, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

“The 12-year-old boy went into his father's friend bedroom where he found the firearm,” said Warrant Officer Gerda Swart.

“He allegedly took the firearm and a shot went off and hit the seven-year-old boy in the chest.”

The shooting occurred on Friday.

The injured boy was rushed to hospital.

The 12-year-old boy who was in his parents care and was expected to appear in the KwaNobuhle Magistrate's Court on Monday where he would face a charge of attempted murder.

Police were investigating another charge related to the Firearms Control Act. - Sapa


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