Three-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Two-Year-Old Brother After Finding Gun in Mom’s Purse

From an AP story headlined “3-year-old fatally shoots his 2-year-old brother after finding gun in Mom’s purse, Gary police say”:

GARY, Ind. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a gun in his mother’s purse and accidentally shot his 2-year-old brother, fatally wounding him, Gary police said.

Officers were dispatched to a local hospital Friday night about a 2-year-old gunshot victim. The child’s mother told officers there that her 3-year-old son found the gun in her purse after she left a bedroom, and he accidentally shot his younger sibling, who later died from his injury.