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5-year-old boy accidentally shoots 4-year-old sister in Trigg County

TRIGG COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 4-year-old sister in Trigg County.

The Trigg County Sheriff's Office is investigating the accidental shooting that happened ton KY 272 Sunday afternoon.

The boy was able to get a .22 caliber revolver that was left out unattended on a countertop in the living room and accidentally shot his 4-year-old sister in the abdomen while she was watching TV in her bedroom. No word on her condition.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on charges of wanton endangerment 1st for allegedly bringing the gun into the house and leaving it unattended and within the child's reach. 

The investigation continues with additional charges possible.

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