9-year-old shot by older brother

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A 9-year-old Waynesboro boy was shot and killed by his older brother early today, Pennsylvania State Police said this afternoon.

The brother, 13, was taken into custody and will be charged with aggravated assault and criminal homicide.  

Police said the 13-year-old retrieved a 9mm handgun kept in the residence and fatally shot his younger brother early this morning.

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Police were called to the family’s home on Cleveland Avenue in Waynesboro at just after 7 a.m. today. The younger boy was rushed to Waynesboro, where he died.

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