Boy, FIVE, shot dead his seven-year-old brother after finding a loaded gun while looking for Easter candy

By Associated Press and Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com

A seven-year-old boy has been shot dead by his five-year-old brother who allegedly found his father’s handgun while scouring the family’s St Louis home in search of Easter candy.

Police on Monday identified the victim in Saturday’s shooting as Jermon Perry. They say they’re still looking into the circumstance surrounding the boy’s death, and no charges have been filed.

A preliminary investigation shows that at around 2.15pm on Saturday, Jermon, his twin brother and their younger sibling were upstairs in their home in the 3100 block of California Avenue, while adults including their parents, were downstairs.

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  1. John

    Well like medicine bottles they need to start making the safety feature on the gun so that a child can’t take it off.

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