5 Year-Old Left Home Alone Dies After Shooting Herself In The Head


Photo: New Orleans Police Department

Photo: New Orleans Police Department

NEW ORLEANS police are reporting a 5 year-old girl fatally shot herself in the head after her mother, Laderika Smith, locked her in their home and went to the store.

Smith told investigators, when she returned home, she found her daughter on the bedroom floor. The child was on life support for several hours before being pronounced dead. The name of the child has not yet been released.

Smith, who turned 28 on Sunday, admitted to owning a .38 caliber revolver, which police found at the scene. She was booked on the charge of cruelty to a juvenile.

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