Father shoots 11-year-old daughter to death in Texas hunting accident

The incident occurred in Texas

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TEXAS – An 11-year-old girl was shot to death by his father in an apparent hunting accident Saturday near the Texas-Louisiana border in Harrison County.

Officers said they were called to a scene where a shooting accidental around 5:15 pm near Hickey Road.

When the police arrived at the scene, they found the girl shot with severe injuries. The little girl was taken to a hospital by ambulance, but she did not survive her injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The victim’s family has been identified by her family as Daisy Grace Lynn George of Hallsville, Texas.

“Any time a young person loses their life is a tragedy for everyone involved,” said Harrison County Sheriff Brandon J. Fletcher.

The authorities reported that the case remains under investigation.

No details have been released about what happened, but investigators said the victim’s father has been cooperating.

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