Boy shot, dies af­ter kids play with gun on re­mote Man­i­toba First Na­tion, Moun­ties say

The Intelligencer (Belleville) - - NATIONAL -

GAR­DEN HILL FIRST NA­TION, Man. — Man­i­toba RCMP say an 11-yearold boy from a re­mote First Na­tion has died af­ter a group of kids started play­ing with a gun they found. Of­fi­cers in Gar­den Hill First Na­tion, about 600 kilo­me­tres north of Win­nipeg, say they got a call Tues­day evening re­port­ing a boy had been shot. They say two 11-year-olds and a 12-year-old were play­ing in a home when they found a gun. While the 12-year-old was han­dling the gun, of­fi­cers say it went off and the bul­let hit one of the 11-year-olds. He later died of his in­juries. Moun­ties have charged the 12-yearold with crim­i­nal neg­li­gence caus­ing death and care­less use of a firearm while his 36-year-old fa­ther is fac­ing a charge of care­less stor­age of a firearm. pre­pares to lead a NATO force in Latvia to check against Rus­sian ag­gres­sion. Canada con­ducted its own mon­i­tor­ing mis­sion over Rus­sia in Novem­ber.

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