6-Year-Old Shoots, Kills 5-Year-Old in Paterson Cops arrest adult gun owner
A 6-year-old child accidentally shot and killed a 5-year-old boy in Paterson, N.J., Sunday night after the two children found a gun in inside 178 Kearney Street. Police arrested Jalik Jones, 23, and charged him with reckless manslaughter and firearms violations. Cops say that Jones shared a bedroom with Daron Mayes, 5, who was shot in the back of the head by the 6-year-old. Detectives say that Jones left an illegal, loaded handgun in the bedroom. The two boys are related, the prosecutor’s office confirmed.