Brother shot in friendly game of “cops and robbers”

EAGAN, MINNESOTA — On Sunday, Jan. 25, Suhayb Jamal Hassan, 13, was fatally shot by his brother, 15, while playing ‘cops and robbers’ with a loaded 9-millimeter pistol that belonged to their father, Star Tribune reports.
“At some point, the firearm was loaded, then thought to be unloaded by one of the boys,” police said.
The 15-year-old brother called police after the shooting, initially saying his brother accidentally stabbed himself while running with a knife. When police arrived, he told the officers about the shooting.
First responders found Hassan around 11 a.m., unresponsive, and were unable to save him.
No arrests have been made and police do not predict any future arrests.

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