13-Year-Old Girl Shoots 11-Year-Old Boy in the Head

An 11-year-old boy is currently in a critical condition after being allegedly shot in the head by a 13-year-old girl. The incident took place on a Friday night, with police responding to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Pierce Butler Route. Upon their arrival, the authorities found the young boy with a severe gunshot wound to his head. He was immediately rushed to Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, where he remains in a critical condition as of Saturday afternoon.

The police have gathered information suggesting that the boy may have been shot by a 13-year-old girl. A search operation was launched for the suspect, who was later apprehended on Charles Avenue and taken into custody. The police expect that the girl will be charged with second-degree assault and is likely to be held at the Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center.

Further investigations led the police to recover two handguns from an apartment in the 800 block of Peirce Butler. A 34-year-old man was subsequently arrested on charges of felony possession of a firearm by an ineligible person and gross misdemeanor negligent storage of a firearm.

This tragic incident has reignited the ongoing debate about gun reform. Many are calling for immediate action to prevent such heartbreaking incidents from happening in the future. The community is grappling with the shock of the incident as authorities continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the alleged shooting.

Updates on the boy’s condition and the progress of the investigation are eagerly awaited. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for effective gun control measures and the importance of responsible firearm storage.