A 6-year-old in Danville, Pa. accidentally shot his or her 1-year-old sister in the back Sunday afternoon as she was playing in another room, WSLS reported.
The child found a .38 hand gun belonging to a man living at the home and fired it. The bullet passed through a wall and struck the girl in the back, according to WSLS 10.
The girl is recovering at an area hospital and is considered to be in stable condition.
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