The juvenile court of Tennessee has recognized 11-year-old boy shot dead an 8-year-old neighbor, guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced him to imprisonment in a correctional facility before reaching 19 years of age, according to CNN.
In the court decision it was noted that the father and the boy’s grandfather taught him the handling of firearms. But against the relatives of the murderer, the prosecution has not been put forward.
According to investigators, on 3 October 2015 in the village the white pine 11-year-old boy shot and killed 8-year-old neighbor of his father’s pump-action shotgun. The seventh-grader Mikayla Dyer was killed by a boy studying in 5th grade and lived next door, after she refused to let him play with your puppy. The boy took a single shot 12-gauge rifle of his father and shot the girl in the chest, the wound proved fatal.
The name of the killer is still banned for publication. We only know what we are talking about a child from a poor family with many children living in the home of the caravan type: he has five brothers and sisters. Psychiatric examination showed that the child was «normal» and can answer for their actions.
The American media according to neighbors and relatives of the dead girl’s writing, this one boy mocked Mikalai and repeatedly stated that he hates her.
Relatives of the boy, accused of murder, to the last refused to believe that he shot the neighbor. But forensics show that the gun was fired from the window of the trailer where the family lived the accused. He admitted his guilt.