Anyone Surprised ‘My First Rifle’ Used By A 5 Yr Old To Kill2 Yr Old Sister?
Posted 5/2/2013 3:09:00 PM

s anyone surprised that a rifle marketed to young children is the weapon used by a five-year old boy in the tragic accidental shooting death of his two year old sister?

 

The rifle is made by Pennsylvania-based Keystone Sporting Arms which sell it under the brand name Crickett Firearms, and is called, “My First Rifle,” which is marketed to children, and even comes available in a bright pink used in advertising designed to be attractive to girls.

“A 5-year-old boy who was playing with a .22-caliber rifle accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old sister in Cumberland County on Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the state police,” the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.

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Posted By: Producer Thomas  
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