1-year-old girl accidentally shot in hand by parent, taken to Brenner Children’s Hospital

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Police lights (Getty Images)

Police lights (Getty Images)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A 1-year-old girl was shot in the hand and taken to the hospital on Monday evening, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

At 6:40 p.m., officers were called to Brenner Children’s Hospital on a report of a juvenile gunshot victim.

When officers arrived, they were told a parent of the young girl mishandled a gun inside of the home, causing it to accidentally go off.

No charges have been announced and the investigation is ongoing.

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