A 16-year-old boy from Oklahoma committed suicide shortly after accidentally killing his mother while playing with a firearm in his living room over the weekend.
Dale City Police confirmed the shocking news that an unidentified teenager was allegedly playing with a pistol at about 11:22 a.m. Saturday when it went off by mistake. The bullet entered through a wall that separated the kitchen and living room.
The boy’s mother, Stephanie Roshon Jennings, 36, was in the kitchen when the incident happened. The bullet hit her in the head and she died on the spot. Dale City Police Major Bradley Roll said. the people. “She fell to the floor and died.”
Al-Qaeda said the teenager immediately ran to the kitchen and “saw what he did and ran outside to the street where he turned his shotgun on himself.” Police officers reportedly arrived at the scene when a neighbor heard gunshots in the street.
They found the boy with gunshot wounds and a pistol next to him. He was rushed to OU Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Al-Qaeda said “the whole thing is terrible” and admitted he did not know if the boy was “messing” with the gun or “playing with it”.
“He was not cleaning it. It was a firearm in the house,” he said when an eyewitness told him about the incident. “Someone was sitting in the room when it happened,” he said. He confirmed that the eyewitness account of the incident was “in line with the evidence at the scene.”
“I do not think. [the witness] He knew that his intention was to kill himself. I think he knew he was upset by what happened and they were trying to calm him down and then, of course he shot himself, “Osul explained and shared his belief. The teenager was worried about what he did for whatever reason and decided to take his own life. He described Jennings’ death as “an accident” and said police were still investigating.