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Deputies: 6-Year-Old Child Shot, Rushed To Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime scene tape surrounded a family's home after a child was hurt in an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crime scene tape surrounded a family's home after a child was hurt in an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday night.

A 6-year-old girl was shot and rushed from the Beverly Hills and Temple home to a hospital, according to detectives.

Details about the severity of the child's injuries were not immediately available. 

Investigators believe the child was shot by a 12-year-old relative with a shotgun.

One other child was also inside the home, along with the victim's mother, at the time of the shooting.

Deputies don't know what the 12-year-old was doing with the shotgun at this time.

The Greene County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.
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