10-Year-Old Granite City Boy Accidently Shot, Killed by Sister

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DIX, ILLINOIS (KTVI) Police in Jefferson, Illinois are calling a shooting a tragic accident.  Authorities say a young girl accidentally shot and killed her 10 year old brother. 

It happened in Dix, Illinois about 90 miles east of St. Louis.  Investigators say the family from Granite City was visiting relatives in Dix when the children were playing in their grandfather’s RV.

That’s where they found the loaded gun.  The 7-year-old girl accidentally fired it, killing her brother.

At this time, there are no charges expected in the case.