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Police: East Tennessee girl, 9, accidentally shot, killed by brother, 10

Associated Press • Aug 9, 2018 at 11:32 AM

LAFOLLETTE — Police say a 9-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her 10-year-old brother in Tennessee.

In a statement posted on Facebook, LaFollette police say the girl suffered a gunshot wound to her head and died at a hospital. Police say officers were called to the shooting Wednesday night at a Little Caesars. They say the girl had been sitting in a vehicle outside the pizza restaurant when her brother accidentally shot her.

Police tell WVLT-TV they’re investigating.

Information from: WVLT-TV, http://www.volunteertv.com/

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