12-Year-Old Boy Shoots Sister, 6, In Head
This is so sad.
A six-year-old St. Louis girl, Maliyah Palmer was shot in the head last Friday and died after the brother accidentally shot her with their parents’ 9mm handgun. According to reports for The Daily Mail, the brother, 12, discovered the weapon in his the dresser in his parents’ bedroom before shooting his sister. Their mom and dad were reportedly at a Christmas party at the time of the incident.
After being accidentally shot in the back of the head, the first-grader later died in the hospital. Her she is, in a photo shared on facebook.
Reports say the kids were both under the supervision of their 16-year-old sister while Dwandra and Marius Palmer, were out at the holiday party, according to the St Louis Post-Dispatch. An initial press release from Florissant police stated that the shooting was a ‘tragic accident’ and no charges will be filed.
Marius Palmer posted that Maliyah’s funeral will be held on Friday. Rest in peace baby girl.