Nigerian nurse dies after being shot by her son in US.
The US-based Nigerian nurse died after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot her.
The incident happened at their home in Alabama on Saturday, August 6, 2022.
The boy initially lied to the police that an intruder broke into their house and shot the mum, but later confessed to have shot the mum accidentally.
The lady who was found dead in her home around midnight is just 29-year-old.
According to the Jefferson Sheriff office in Alabama, detectives determined that Cook’s 12-year-old son(name withheld) unintentional discharged a firearm which strikes and killed his mum.
The sherif office said in a press,
”the child originally fabricated a story that detectives determined was not possible. The child eventually gave a true account of what happened”.
The investigators confirmed that the shooting was unintentional. The boy is now with the family who’s said to be cooperative. The department confirmed also that the case will be addressed through the family court system.