ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 7-year-old brother on Monday in Rocky Mount, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
The boys were playing at a neighbor’s home on Double Oaks Lane around 11:45 a.m. when the shooting occurred.
WDBJ is reporting that the 12-year-old boy found a handgun and accidentally fired the gun at his brother.
The 7-year-old died immediately.
No charged have been filed.