1-year-old dies after shooting in Kaufman County, police say

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KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas (KXAS)- A 1-year-old girl died and her brother was also injured in a possible accidental shooting on Tuesday, according to the Kaufman County sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s deputies received a call at 5:15 p.m. to the 2100 block of Juniper Drive in the Windmill Farms subdivision east of Forney. Department spokesman Jolie Stewart told our NBC affiliate that a girl had been shot in the head.

The child died at the scene.

Her 9-year-old sibling was checked into a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Stewart said.

The children’s other sibling and a neighbor were also inside the house, and they were both minors.

Officials did not mention who they believe shot the 1-year-old.

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