The 7-year-old child, injured by a gunshot accidentally shot to his grandfather, died in a house in Rome. The little boy had been taken to the hospital in very serious conditions and underwent a delicate surgery. Brain death was given on Thursday.
Theater of the drama an apartment in via Sillaro, in Rome where the little boy had gone with his father for a visit to his 76-year-old grandfather.
According to what was reconstructed by the policemen, coordinated by the Rome Public Prosecutor’s Office which started a proceeding for manslaughter, the shot would have started by mistake from the pistol, a 9 caliber, that the grandfather was perhaps intent on cleaning. The bullet then lodged in the back of the child’s head.
The baby’s father, who was in another room at the time of the shot, immediately called 118 but the child’s condition immediately appeared very serious. The child underwent a neurosurgical operation and then transferred to the intensive care unit of the Umberto I polyclinic.