Woman accidentally shoots, kills brother while taking Facebook photos with gun

Associated Press Published: January 3, 2013

An Arizona woman accidentally shot and killed her brother while posing with a gun for a Facebook photo on New Year’s Eve, police said.

Savannah Ramirez, 19, and her brother, Manuel Ortiz, 22, had just arrived back at the home they shared when the shooting occurred. Ortiz died instantly after being shot in the head about 6 a.m. Monday, according to The Daily Mail.

Ramirez was posing and playing around with the weapon when it went off and struck her brother, according to reports.

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