Columbus 12-Year-Old Wounded By Dad's Gun

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A 12-year-old Columbus girl has been flown to an Omaha hospital after being wounded when her dad's gun went off.

Reports reveal the girl was in a room with her father on Thursday night while he was placing a trigger lock on the gun.

Police say the gun accidentally fired, and the bullet struck the girl on the right side of her abdomen. The bullet passed through several organs and lodged near her spine.

The names of the girl and her father and other details about the incident have not been released.


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