04. June 2013 · Comments Off on Dad leaves handgun in garage, nine-year-old daughter shoots and kills ten-year-old friend · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags: , , ,

In the process of divorcing his wife, Todd Francis of Scripps Ranch, California, packed his belongings into plastic containers and stored them in the garage. While neither parent was home, his nine-year-old daughter found his 9mm Sig-Sauer semiautomatic handgun in one of the containers. She was playing with her friend Eric Klyaz, who was ten. The gun went off, striking the fourth-grader in the chest and killing him.

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