On July 13th, 2021, a shocking video went viral on social media. The video showed two teenage girls playing with a gun, which ultimately led to the fatal shooting of one of the girls and her cousin.
The incident occurred in the city of Wichita, Kansas. The two girls, aged 18 and 16, were reportedly playing with a handgun in a bedroom when the gun accidentally discharged. The bullet hit the 16-year-old girl, who was the cousin of the shooter. The 18-year-old girl then turned the gun on herself and pulled the trigger.
According to reports, the girls were live-streaming their activities on Facebook at the time of the shooting. The video was quickly shared on social media and went viral within hours.
After the shooting, police were called to the scene and both girls were rushed to a nearby hospital. However, they were pronounced dead on arrival.
The incident has left the families of both girls devastated. The mother of the 16-year-old girl spoke to the media, saying that her daughter was a “beautiful girl” who had “so much life ahead of her.”
The Wichita Police Department has launched an investigation into the incident to determine how the girls obtained the gun and whether any charges will be filed.
The Dangers of Playing with Guns
This tragic incident highlights the dangers of playing with guns. Guns should always be treated with respect and handled carefully. It is important for parents and guardians to educate their children about gun safety and to ensure that guns are stored securely in the home.
It is also important to remember that guns are not toys. They are deadly weapons that should only be used by trained professionals or responsible adults in appropriate situations.
The fatal shooting of two teenage girls in Wichita, Kansas, has shocked and saddened people around the world. This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of playing with guns and the importance of gun safety education.