6-YEAR-OLD GIRL SHOT IN OAKLAND PARK
PIO# 13-5-8 BSO Case Number: 12-1305-000495
Date: May 4, 2013 Time: 6:52 p.m.
Jurisdiction: Oakland Park
Place of Occurance: 5921 N.E. 2 Terr., Oakland Park
Victim(s): 6-year-old girl (HOSPITALIZED)
Subject(s): 13-year-old boy
Description of Incident:
A 13-year-old boy shot his younger sister Saturday evening at their home in Oakland Park.
Oakland Park Fire Rescue transported the girl to Broward Health Medical Center, where she is in critical but stable condition.
Broward Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating to determine the circumstances that led to the shooting, but it initially appears to be accidental. The siblings had been home alone when the teen found the handgun.
INVESTIGATORS: Dets. Tutler, Kogan, Sgt. Ellwood, CI; Oakland Park Fire Rescue; Crime Scene; CPIS
THIS REPORT BY: Dani Moschella/PIO May 4, 2013 1030