Man charged after 9-year-old boy finds gun and shoots 10-year-old sister

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—MERRIAM, Kan. — A man has been charged after a 9-year-old boy found a gun earlier this week and shot his 10-year-old sister at a home in Merriam. Raul Avalos, 27, has been charged with two counts of aggravated endangering a child, criminal use of weapons, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with one prior conviction and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Police in Merriam responded to a home near Farley Street and West 51st Street around 8:30 p.m. […]

Family: 7-year-old boy accidentally shoots, kills sister with gun left near candy. Family members said the boy's grandfather's gun had been left in a drawer near some candy and that the child accidentally shot his 5-year-old sister.