Pa. Mom Accidentally Shoots Daughters

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Police say a central Pennsylvania mother accidentally shot her two young daughters while removing firearms from her vehicle as she prepared to go to church.

State police say 50-year-old Jane Rhodes of Boiling Springs was removing two muzzleloader guns from the back seat of the vehicle on Sunday when one of them discharged, striking both girls.

The 11-year-old girl was struck in the leg and her 10-year-old sister was struck in the pelvis as they tried to get into the vehicle around 10:30 a.m.


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One girl was airlifted to a hospital and the other was taken by ambulance. State police didn't release their names, and the hospital won't update a patient's condition without their full name. A phone message left at Rhodes' home wasn't immediately returned.

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