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6-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Toddler in Danville

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DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police say a toddler is in stable condition after being accidentally shot by a 6-year-old child at a residence in Danville.
    
Danville police tell media outlets that the 22-month-old girl was shot in the back on Sunday.
    
Police say the 6-year-old found the gun in the residence and accidentally fired it. The bullet went through a bedroom wall and hit the toddler, who was playing in another room.
    
Police say a man who lives at the residence owns the gun.
    
Four adults and two other children, ages 3 and 6, were in the residence when the shooting occurred.
    
The investigation is continuing.

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