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11-year-old child shoots burglar dead in Missouri


A young child shot and killed a teenage burglar with a single shot to the head, it has been reported.

The incident took place in St. Louis, Missouri, yesterday afternoon local time.

The boy was at his home with his four year old sister when two teenagers attempted to break in. It is understood that they had tried entering the house twice before. The 11-year-old boy shot and killed one of the intruders. The second one fled and was later arrested.

The children’s mother will be questioned as to how the youngster were left on their own and how they had access to a gun.

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