6-year-old shot by younger boy in Canada

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was taken to hospital after being shot by his four-year-old friend in an Indigenous community in Canada’s Manitoba province, police said yesterday.

The two children were at a home on Peguis First Nation, about 185km north of Winnipeg, Monday night “when they gained access to a firearm,” the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement.