MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is in stable condition after her 5-year-old brother accidentally shot her over the weekend.
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting happened in Deer Creek around 7:30 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: ATF Offers $5,000 Reward For Info Leading To Minneapolis Church Arsonist
Authorities say the boy accidentally shot his sister with a .22 caliber rifle belonging to one of the parents. The gun was hidden, according to the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Public’s Help Requested After Car Stolen With 5-Month-Old Dog Inside; Both May Be In St. Paul Area
The girl was transported to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said she was in stable condition.MORE NEWS: Bloomington Police: Arrest Made After Reports Of A Body Being Dragged To Dumpster
The investigation is ongoing.