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2-Year-Old Killed In Accidental Shooting In Barren Co.

Posted at 1:34 PM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 20:29:14-04

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.