BARREN COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18)– The Barren County Sheriff’s Office says that a two-year-old is dead after being accidentally shot by a sibling.
The shooting happened Tuesday morning around 8:45 a.m. on Buck Creek Road.
It was determined that the 2-year-old was shot by a juvenile sibling by accident while the sibling was handling a loaded rifle.
The children had been sent upstairs to get some items for their parents prior to the incident taking place.
The two-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.