10.05.2023 09:24 Last Updated: 10.05.2023 09:24
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Police said the 14-year-old girl, who was taken to hospital after being shot in the back of the head, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
David Doyle, 58, who fired the gun, is charged with aggravated assault and assault.
Several teenagers hid around the house while playing hide-and-seek on their neighbor’s property, according to a statement from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office. Doyle noticed the shadows around the house and took his gun and went out into the garden.
The girl was shot in the head when she saw people fleeing and fired at random.
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Doyle remained in custody the day of the incident.
The number of accidentally fired guns in the USA is increasing day by day.
In Texas, 18-year-old cheerleader Payton Washington was shot and seriously injured after she accidentally tried to get into the wrong car in a parking lot near Austin, Texas, on April 18.
In New York state, 20-year-old Kaylin Gillis was shot dead on April 15 after a friend drove her car into the wrong driveway.
In Missouri, 16-year-old Ralph Yarl was shot in the head and arm when he rang the doorbell at the wrong address on April 16.
In North Carolina, a six-year-old girl and her father were shot dead on April 18 after police said basketballs had rolled into the attacker’s yard.
(Source: TRT Haber)