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What does the law say about a five to ten year old shooting his own family member regardless if it was an accident or not?

I'm trying to end a two year old dispute about this topic with my old friend, could anybody help me out?

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I'd suspect the child would be held in a juvenile institution until he is older and then transfered to a full scale prison. Though if the child is like 5 or something then I don't know I don't think it would be right to throw him in jail. It doesn't seem like the child would even know what re really did.

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It depends on the state it happened in

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Was someone killed?

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lol no its just a little argument my friend brought up
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It would depend on if it was an accident or not. 10 year olds who meant to kill others have been put in juvy for example
Accidental shootings by youngsters are usually considered just that

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Someone needed to put the fear of God in that kid. At ten I wouldn't have thought of touching one of dad's guns. Come on people- teach your children.

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