Boy killed in Wal-Mart
Boy Killed by Falling Mirror in Wal-Mart
INDIANAPOLIS (July 23) - A mirror at a store fell on a 3-year-old boy, killing him, officials said.
Christopher Antonio was apparently playing near the 5-foot-tall floor-mounted mirror in the children's section of a Wal-Mart when it fell Saturday.
The toddler was likely killed by the blunt force of the crash, said Marion County Sheriff's Lt. Michael DeHart.
"The mother was approximately 5 feet away from the child when she heard a loud crash," DeHart said. The boy's 5-year-old sister was also at the store, deputies said.
His mother and another shopper pulled the mirror off the boy, DeHart said.
Wal-Mart was cooperating with investigators, said Jolanda Stewart, spokeswoman for Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the matter is under investigation," she said.
07-23-06 18:35 EDT
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