Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Deputies: 7 Year-Old Accidentally Shot, Killed
Lexington, S.C. (WOLO)--Lexington County deputies say a 5-year old accidentally shot and killed a 7-year old and injured a 5-year old at a birthday party in Gaston Saturday.
Investigators say the child accidentally grabbed a loaded rifle when he was looking to grab a toy gun stored in the trunk of a car.
Deputies say the bullet struck the 7 year old girl in the chest and a 5 year old boy on the arm.
Investigators say they have not determined yet if anyone will be charged.
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