10-year-old boy loses in a video game, goes home, pulls out a gun and kills his classmate

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A 10-year-old boy shot his classmate, a year older, in the head for beating him in a video game, in an impoverished region of the state of Veracruz, eastern Mexicothe authorities reported.

The incident occurred on Sunday in a store that rents out consoles and video game when the minor offender became upset because another child identified as samuel11 years old, won a game, so He went to his house, took a pistol from his relatives and returned to the premises to shoot him.

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“The only thing I ask is that you help me do justice, because my son died because of the parents of that child who killed my son, because it is a lack of responsibility to leave a gun on the table as if they were things to eat ”, told the press Leticiathe mother of the deceased child, during the burial on Tuesday.

The offending child and his family fled.

the governor of veracruz, Cuitláhuac García, described as “sad” the fact that a child has access to a weapon. “He has to act in accordance with his rights to see the responsibilities for the weapon, because without a doubt there are responsibilities,” he said Monday.

At the beginning of January, in the United States, a six-year-old boy shot his teacher at a school in the state of Virginia, seriously wounding her.

veracruz It is one of the most violent states in Mexico due to disputes between drug traffickers and between them and security forces.

Since 2006, when then-President Felipe Calderón launched an anti-drug offensive, there have been some 340,000 murders and tens of thousands of disappearances, most attributed to organized crime.

Source: Elcomercio

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