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How 14-Year-Old Murdered Elder Sister Over Unequal Christmas Gift



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A 14-year-old boy has murdered his elder sister who tried settling an argument between him and his elder brother over a Christmas gift.

According to reports, the woman was holding her infant son in a baby carrier while trying to settle the dispute between the siblings, unfortunately, the 14 year old lad pulled the trigger and gunned down his sister.

In retaliation, the elder brother then shot his younger brother, though not fatally.

This incident happened on Sunday, Dec. 24, in Largo, Florida, which is located in the Tampa metro area, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.


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The argument over gifts started while the three siblings were Christmas shopping with their mother and the sister’s two sons, ages 6 and 11 months. It continued when they went to their grandmother’s house where the sister, 23, told the younger brother to stop arguing with his older brother since it was Christmas Eve.

The younger brother then told his sister he was going to shoot her and her infant, and then he shot her in the chest, the sheriff’s office said.


He was taken to a mental health facility after he was located since he had threatened to harm himself.

Once he is released from the mental health facility, he will be taken to a juvenile detention center, the news release said. The 14-year-old brother was charged with first-degree murder, child abuse and for possessing a firearm as a delinquent. His 15-year-old brother was charged with attempted first-degree murder and tampering with evidence, the sheriff’s office said.