5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots 2 Children At S.C. Birthday Party

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April 14, 2014 4:55 p.m.

A 5-year old on Saturday accidentally shot and killed a 7-year-old and injured a 5-year old at a Gaston, S.C. birthday party, police told WOLO TV.

The child accidentally took a loaded rifle from the trunk of a car while looking for a toy gun that was also in the vehicle, according to investigators.

The bullet hit the 7-year-old girl in the chest and the 5-year-old in the arm, the Lexington County police told WOLO News.

Investigators did not know whether they would be pressing any charges.

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