Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Iowa woman unintentionally shot and killed by 10-year-old

An autopsy performed by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation has confirmed that 41-year-old Amy Hettinger of Dundee, Iowa died of an unintentional gunshot injury.
Police were called to Amy's home on Thursday were they found she had been shot. According to reports, "D.C.I. determined that Hettinger had been shot by a 10-year-old inside the house who had been handling a loaded handgun. The gun belonged to another family member."
Police have not identified the relationship between the 10-year-old and Amy nor have they said who the gun belonged to. The case is being sent to the district attorney for a review of possible charges.

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