Boy accidentally shoots 5-year-old sister in head near Detroit


REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy shot his 5-year-old sister in the head in suburban Detroit, police said.

Police in Redford Township said the shooting early Monday was an accident. The girl was alert and in stable condition.

“He thought it was a toy gun. … She’s alive and that’s all that matters to me as her mother,” Melissa Kiser told WDIV-TV.

Capt. Al DiPrima said police recovered the handgun. The children’s parents are cooperating with investigators.

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