A 19-year-old woman accidentally shot dead her brother while posing with a gun for Facebook photos on New Year's Eve. Manuel Ortiz died instantly after being shot in the head at about 6am on Monday morning.Family and friends wept as his body was carried from his apartment in Phoenix, Arizona, where the shooting took place.Police said 22-year-old Ortiz and his sister Savannah Ramirez arrived back at the home they shared on New Year’s Eve after spending the night drinking.
They were with two other people when someone in the group pulled out the handgun to take photos with it.As the 19-year-old posed and played around with the weapon it went off striking Ortiz in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Manuel Ortiz died instantly after being accidentally shot in the head by his sister on New Year's Eve
With three others in the apartment they began posing with a handgun