May 21, 2022 10:51 pm

Santa Fe: a 12-year-old boy died from a bullet while hunting birds with friends

A 12-year-old boy died on Wednesday from the impact of a pellet, while hunting birds with two friends in the Santa Fe city of Santa Isabel. Although the victim was immediately transferred to a health center, the doctors could not save his life.

As stated by the newspaper The capitalto one of the boys the gun accidentally went off he had in his hands and the pellet hit the right parietal of a group member. The incident occurred in a field in the town Chapuy, in a rural area of ​​Santa Fe.

The fire brigade was the first assistance team to arrive at the scene. Although the child was transferred to the Santa Isabel Hospital, he died hours later as a result of his injuries.

According to the testimony given by the father of the victim and owner of the field, his son had gone out with two friends of the same age. He specified that the accident happened around 6 p.m. of this Wednesday.

One 5.5mm caliber pellet rifle It was the weapon with which the shot was fired. Due to its fire power, it is commonly used for hunting small birds.

The Juvenile Court at the fair, in charge of Benjamín Revori, described the fact as “culpable homicide”. He ordered, in turn, that the body be transferred to the Venado Tuerto Judicial Morgue.

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