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7-Year-Old Louisville Girl In Critical Condition After Accidental Shooting

Posted at 5:09 PM, Mar 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-12 17:09:22-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A 7-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head. According to WAVE 3 News, the girl was hit when she and her 11-year-old brother were playing with a gun when it accidentally went off.

Police said during a press conference that the young girl was taken to Norton Children’s Hospital and was in critical condition.

Family members told LMPD that the gun had been stored in a secure box and was kept under the bed. The children’s uncle, who is their guardian, was outside the home doing work.

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