USA: A 13-year-old boy from Pennsylvania shot his 9-year-old brother dead for not listening to him as they played the game of cops and robbers.
According to reports, Brayden Leroy Wright, who is from Waynesboro, is accused of intentionally shooting his younger brother on early Wednesday.
The police responded to the teen’s home after he called the police to report that someone had fallen.
Paramedics then found the 9-year-old brother of Wright in cardiac arrest while bleeding from his head.
He was declared dead at the Waynesboro Hospital.
Trooper Erica Polcha said that an investigation has revealed that the muzzle of a gun was touching the boy’s head as it was fired.
The bullet entered the head of the 9-year-old boy’s skull and exited through the right side of his head.
Matthew Snyder, the boys’ father, told the cops that he kept a 2 loaded 9mm handgun in an unlocked console of a couch in the living room where his sons were playing.
Snyder said that he kept the guns loaded for home protection.
During an interview with the police, Brayden admitted shooting his 9-year-old brother because he was not complying with his commands as they played the game of cops and robbers.
Brayden said he knew where his father kept the loaded guns.
He also said that he put the weapon back in the couch console after shooting his brother as he watched videos on his cellphone on a couch.
Blood was found on the gun, which also had another round in its chamber.
The teen, who was charged as an adult, was denied bail by a judge on Wednesday on charges of homicide and aggravated assault.
He will be back in court for a preliminary hearing on Monday.
The guardians of the boy, were not facing any charges as of Thursday.