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Tragic death: son (3) plays around in the car with a pistol – and shoots mother (22) in the neck

A three-year-old boy shot his mother dead while playing with a gun in the United States.

Chicago – According to the police on Monday, the tragic incident happened on Saturday evening in a supermarket parking lot in a suburb of Chicago, a city in the north-west of the United States. According to police, the boy was sitting in the back seat of his parents’ car. Somehow the three-year-old got his father’s gun. It is not yet clear how this could have happened.

Local police chief Robert Collins told AFP that the child “started playing with it in the car.” However, playing with the gun ended fatally: “At one point, the child pulled the trigger.” The 22-year-old mother was hit in the neck .

Mother does not survive being shot by her son (3).

The mother was taken to the hospital, but was only pronounced dead there. The police took the father into custody. Whether he legally owned the gun and whether he should be charged is still under investigation.

Gun deaths are commonplace in the United States. Experts estimate that an average of 350 people die every year from accidental gunshots by minors. US President Joe Biden spoke out in favor of tightening gun laws in the United States during his State of the Union address earlier this month. (mda/afp) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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