This Monday the authorities informed that, accidentally, a two-year-old boy killed his father by shooting him with a gun which was loaded which had been left unattended and within the reach of the minorin Florida.
local police went to the victim’s home on May 26 near Orlando, after receiving an emergency call. Upon arrival, the agents verified that a woman, Marie Ayala, was giving a cardiac massage to her husband, Reggie Mabry, who had been shot.
Finding the gun, he shot his father in the back.
The father of the minor, barely 26 years old, he died shortly afterwards in hospital, and at first the police thought he had committed suicide, explained Orange County Sheriff John Mina. But the eldest of the couple’s three children, a five-year-old boy, told officers that it was his two-year-old brother who had shot his father from behind.
The small found the gun in a bag Mabry had left on the floor and shot his father while he was playing a video game on a computer, according to court documents. The entire family, the parents, the two boys and a five-month-old girl, were in the only bedroom in the house when the events occurred.
Mabry y Ayala were on probation after committing crimes of child neglect and narcotics use, Sheriff Mina said. After the death of her husband, Police arrested Ayala, 28, for manslaughter, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and violation of probation.
“Gun owners who don’t secure their guns properly are a fraction of a second away from one of these tragedies happening in their homes,” Mina lamented. “Now these children have lost both of their parents. His father is dead. His mother is in jail. And a boy has to live knowing that he shot his father.”
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