4-year-old girl shot by brother in E. Indiana
PORTLAND (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was shot in the head when she dashed in front of her 8-year-old brother while he was target shooting.
Jay County sheriff’s Capt. Patrick Wells tells WISH-TV that the shooting of Madison Dyer was a tragic accident.
The Star Press in Muncie reports Madison was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital after the shooting Sunday night at a home near Portland but that a hospital spokesman said he couldn’t give an update on her condition.
Police say several adults and children were around a campfire while the boy was shooting a .22-caliber rifle and Madison ran into the line of fire.