An 11-year-old boy killed an intruder who broke into his family’s home, police say.
The child shot the 16-year-old suspect in the head in his house in St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday, reports KTVI.
The unidentified boy was alone in the home with his 4-year-old sister when the suspect tried to break into the house several times, said police.
He reportedly finally tried unlocked front door at 10200 block of Hallwood Drive and entered around 2:30pm.
That is when the child shot the suspected intruder, say cops.
‘An 11-year-old who was inside picked up a handgun and fired one round, striking the suspect and fatally wounding him,’ said Sgt. Brian Schellman.
‘It just seems that at this point anyone can pull the trigger on a weapon, it’s very scary,’ said Schellman.
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