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17 April 2002

Philippine Star

A 14-year-old boy accidentally shot dead his elder sister with a gun he mistook for a toy while playing inside their house in Las Piñas City, the police said. The boy is now undergoing medical and psychiatric examination due to continuous chilling and traumatic behavior after firing a homemade caliber .38 revolver at his 18-year-old sister while she was coming out of the bathroom about 6:40 p.m. Monday. Investigators said the boy was playing guns with a cousin inside... (GunPolicy.org)

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