Fort Worth girl fatally shot when dad was handling gun

May 31, 2012 9:46:51 AM PDT
Police say a shooting in North Texas has left a 9-year-old girl dead after a gun being handled by her father discharged.

Fort Worth police say the apparent accidental shooting happened Wednesday night at a home.

Sgt. Pedro Criado says the father was apparently removing the gun from a bag when the weapon fired.

Police say the girl was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her name was not immediately released.


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