Boy, 9, shoots 13-year-old sister dead after she refused to give him video game controller

A 13-year-old girl has been killed by her 9-year-old brother following a fight over a computer game controller.
Police say the boy grabbed a .25 calibre handgun at about 1pm on Saturday when his sister would not give him the controller. He then shot her from behind and the bullet entered her brain.

The 13-year-old Mississippi girl died from her injuries in Le Bonheur's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The victim has been identified as Dijonae White who was a student at Tupelo Middle School.

The children's mother was in another room, feeding her other children lunch at the time of the tragic incident. A local sheriff said it was unclear how the boy obtained the gun. It is also unclear what consequences the young boy will face.
Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said: "He's just nine."
He added: "I assume he's seen this on video games or TV. I don't know if he knew exactly what this would do. I do know it's a tragedy."
Sheriff Cantrell told local press: "This is all new ground for us, we've never dealt with a kid shooting a kid at age nine."

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