According to authorities, a 3-year-old girl was listed in critical condition as of August 24 from the personal injuries she suffered from being accidentally shot in her home in Littleton.
According to Lt. Bobby Martin of the Halifax County Sheriff’s office, they received a call at approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 23 regarding a young child that had suffered a gunshot wound and was seriously injured. A single bullet had struck the girl in the abdomen.
According to investigators, the girl was at home with both of her parents at the time of the accident, but they would not specify how the accident occurred.
Authorities did not release the name of the girl or information about which hospital she is receiving treatment at.
Investigators say the shooting was accidental, but it is too early to determine if charges will be filed.