EASLEY, S.C. — A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a woman in a moving car in Easley, South Carolina, according to police.
WSOC-TV reported that 22-year-old Alexandra Anita Santos of Easley died Thursday after being shot in the back as she sat in the front seat of a friend’s car.
Police said the friend’s 6-year-old son fired the gun through the seat, killing Santos. Officials said the boy found the loaded gun in the backseat of the car.
Maj. Tim Tollison said Easley investigators are trying to find out who owned the gun. Police have not released the name of the person driving the car.
The investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed.