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6-year-old killed in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A six-year-old girl has been killed in what investigators believe was an accidental shooting.

Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing says it happened around 9 a.m. New Year's Day. 

Rushing said the girl's 13-year-old brother was playing with his pellet gun inside the family home when it went off.

The girl was taken to Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb, where she died around 11 a.m.

Rushing said no charges will be filed. 

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