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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Boy (4) shoots his babysitter

Published 06/01/2009 | 14:46

A boy of four shot his babysitter in revenge for accidentally standing on his foot.

The boy grabbed the shotgun from a cupboard and shot 18-year-old Nathan Beavers in his arm and side. Another teenager was also injured.

Witnesses told police the child was angry because Nathan accidentally stepped on his foot. He was looking after the child at a mobile home in Jackson, Ohio with several other teenagers.

He suffered only minor injuries but needed hospital treatment.

The child has not been charged.

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