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Police say 8-year-old killed his grandmother after playing violent video game

Louisiana police say an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot his grandmother at a mobile home park near Baton Rouge.
Slaughter, Louisiana (WSYR-TV/CNN) -- Louisiana police say an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot his grandmother at a mobile home park near Baton Rouge.

According to CNN, 90-year-old Marie Smothers was pronounced dead after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

Investigators believe the boy intentionally killed his grandmother after playing a violent video game.

Authorities say the boy was playing "Grand Theft Auto IV," a Playstation III game in which players shoot people.

Investigators say the grandmother was the child's caregiver and the two shared a bedroom.

The 8-year-old boy won't be charged with a crime because Louisiana law states that a child under 10 is exempt from criminal responsibility.

Authorities say he is now with his parents.
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