Charges NOT to be filed in Lewiston toddler shooting death

Charges will not be filed against two Lewiston brothers, ages 9 and 11, in the death of their 3-year old sister. The toddler was shot in the head with a BB gun August 18.The brothers were pumping their guns and shooting the girl in the head with the air form the gun. On the last shot the 9-year old brother pumped his gun and shot his sister with what he thought was air. A BB was in the gun and struck the girl in the left side of the head.She was transported to Franklin County Medical Center and later transported to Primary Children’s Medical Center where she died form her injuries.Cache County Attorney James Swink says there’s some misinformation floating in cyberspace that charges were going to be filed against the boys. Swink says that’s simply not true, and that the shooting was a “tragic accident”.

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