ELMO, Mo. (WKRN) – A 9-month-old baby boy died Monday after being shot in the head by his 5-year-old brother.
According to KETV, the baby’s mother called Missouri authorities around 9 a.m. reporting the infant had been shot in the head with a paintball gun.
Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered the baby had actually been shot with a .22 caliber magnum revolver.
The baby was immediately transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities said the shooting appears to be accidental.