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6-year-old Bell County girl accidentally shot in head by brother

BLACKMONT, Ky. (WATE) - A 6-year-old girl is in the hospital in critical condition after she was accidentally shot in the head by her brother.

Kentucky State Police responded to a home in the Blackmont community of Bell County and found that an 11-year-old boy had shot his sister with a handgun. The girl was flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where she is in critical but stable condition. 

State police said she was alert and responsive when she was taken to UT.

Police said the children were left unattended with no adult supervision inside the home with several loaded firearms that weren't properly secured. Charges are pending.

 


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