Girl Dies After Shot by Younger Brother in Hopkinsville

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Police in Hopkinsville say a young girl who was accidentally shot by her younger brother has died.

The Kentucky New Era reported the 6-year-old girl was shot in the face Sunday morning. Police Sgt. Mike Platero said the victim's 4-year-old brother picked up a .38-cabliber pistol owned by the children's grandfather and it discharged.


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