Stanley Metcalf death: Jail for great-grandfather over airgun killing Watch

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A man who shot dead his six-year-old great-grandson with an air rifle has been jailed for three years.
Stanley Metcalf died in hospital after being hit in the abdomen by a pellet at Sproatley, near Hull, on 26 July.

Albert Grannon, of Church Lane, Sproatley, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court.

After Grannon had pulled the trigger on the adapted weapon, the boy told the 78-year-old: "You shot me grandad."

Stanley's mother said the pensioner has never apologised.

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I'm rather curious what airgun this was if it left a hole the size of "a 5p", that's the size of a .50AE give or take...
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(Original post by -Eirlys-)
A man who shot dead his six-year-old great-grandson with an air rifle has been jailed for three years.
Stanley Metcalf died in hospital after being hit in the abdomen by a pellet at Sproatley, near Hull, on 26 July.

Albert Grannon, of Church Lane, Sproatley, had pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court.

After Grannon had pulled the trigger on the adapted weapon, the boy told the 78-year-old: "You shot me grandad."

Stanley's mother said the pensioner has never apologised.

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Still curious as to why no apology. He denied pointing it at the child and said it was ricochet, but that was proven to be untrue. Poor kid and parents.
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How awful.
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