HORN LAKE, Miss. (localmemphis.com) – Police in Horn Lake, Mississippi, are investigating the deadly accidental shooting of a 12-year-old girl.
Investigators say it happened about 3:20 p.m. Monday in the 3700 block of Conrail Circle. They said it appears the 12-year-old girl was shot and killed, and her 12-year-old brother was also shot in the hand.
Investigators say the children were home playing with a loaded gun when it accidentally discharged.
D.A. John Champion tells Local 24 News no charges will be filed. Officials have not yet said how the children got the gun.
From Horn Lake Police: Out of respect for the family and all involved we will not be releasing any names or any further information regarding this incident.