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Harrisburg man arrested after boy, 10, shot 6-year-old sister with gun

Written by The Associated Press | Jan 5, 2018 12:36 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- Police have arrested a man who they say left a gun at home where a 10-year-old boy found it last month and shot his 6-year-old sister, thinking the weapon was a toy.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force have taken 24-year-old Tremayne James into custody in Harrisburg.

James has been charged with receiving stolen property, endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment among other offenses.

Police were called to a Harrisburg home on December 7 where they found the girl on the floor and her mother trying to help her.

The girl was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest. She is expected to make a full recovery.

As a convicted felon, James was not permitted to own guns.

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