4-year-old girl dies in apparent accidental shooting, officials say

4-year-old girl dies in apparent accidental shooting, officials say

A 4-year-old girl was accidentally fatally wounded Friday by her 6-year-old sibling, Spartanburg police said.

Police were called before 4 p.m. to the scene of a shooting on Whitener Avenue in the Duncan Park area.

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Officers who arrived at the scene said the victim's 6-year-old sibling accidentally discharged a handgun and the bullet struck the 4-year-old.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger has identified the 4-year-old girl as Carley Sinah Mack.

Maj. Art Littlejohn said the child was taken to Spartanburg Regional.

Coroner Rusty Clevenger confirmed that the 4-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital at 4:36 p.m.

Littlejohn said preliminary indications are that the shooting was an accident, and no charges have been filed.

Check back on this page for more information as it becomes available.

Source : http://www.wyff4.com/article/4-year-old-girl-dies-in-apparent-accidental-shooting-officials-say/10034779

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