Tennessee girl killed in shooting outside Dollar General

10-year-old girl shot

ST. JOSEPH, TN (WAFF) - A young girl has died in Lawrence County, Tennessee after reportedly being shot by her sibling.

The victim, who Nashville’s NBC station WSMV reports as being 10-years-old, was shot outside of a Dollar General off Highway 43 in St. Joseph.

The girl was shot in the head after being left in a vehicle while her father went inside the store. Her sibling, who was also in the vehicle, then grabbed a gun from under the seat and shot the child.

The child was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

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