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Young boy dead after shooting in Manitoba


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An 11-year old boy is dead after a shooting on the Garden Hill First Nation in Manitoba.

According to the RCMP, three young boys were playing in a house when they located a firearm.

A 12-year old boy was handling the firearm when it was fired striking and killing the 11-year old.

Police said the firearm was improperly stored and a 12-year-old is charged with criminal negligence causing death and careless use of a firearm.

His father will be charged with careless storage of a firearm.

Garden Hill First Nation is a signatory of Treaty 5 and is a fly in community about 600 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

It has a population of about 5,000 on reserve.


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One Response to “Young boy dead after shooting in Manitoba”

    Kyle McKay April 20, 2017 at 9:25 pm #

    Holy smokes what’s going on
    In my reserve here these people have to look after their kids more better then this..hope it’s not a family member out there.:(