Accidental shooting leaves girl, 9, in critical condition

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MOFFAT, Texas (KWTX) A 9-year-old girl who was wounded when a 9-mm gun her father was showing her discharged was in critical condition Friday in a Temple hospital.

The girl, whose name has not been released, was struck in the left shoulder in the shooting at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the 5200 block of Indian Springs Drive in the Moffat area in Bell County.

She was taken to McLane Children's Hospital in Temple.

One officer said authorities believe the shooting was accidental, but the incident is under investigation.