Man, 21, Shoots Bucks County Girl, 9, in Chest with BB Gun - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Man, 21, Shoots Bucks County Girl, 9, in Chest with BB Gun

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    Girl Recovers from BB Gunshot to the Chest

    A 9-year-old girl was airlifted to the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania after a 21-year-old man, her relative, accidentally shot her in the chest with a BB gun. (Published Saturday, May 2, 2015)

    A 21-year-old man accidentally shot a 9-year-old girl, his relative, in the chest with a BB gun, police said.

    The child was struck along Bellevue Avenue near Neshaminy Street in Hulmeville, Bucks County around 3:30 p.m., according to Pennsylvania State Police.

    Medics rushed the victim to St. Mary's Medical Center, where she was then airlifted to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, authorities said.

    Authorities did not disclose the severity of the child's injuries.

    Police said the accidental discharge is under investigation.