7-Year-Old Girl Shot in Head

SHIVELY, Ky. -- A 7-year-old girl was shot in the head while playing with a gun.

It happened Tuesday afternoon inside an apartment on Crums Lane in Shively.

Police say the girl and her 11-year-old brother were playing with a gun when it accidentally fired, striking her in the head.

The girl is in critical condition at the hospital.

Police say the children's uncle -- who is their guardian -- was outside the apartment when the girl was shot.

Photo: WLKY/Tre Ward

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