Girl, 4, in Critical Condition After Accidentally Shooting Self: Police - NBC New York

Girl, 4, in Critical Condition After Accidentally Shooting Self: Police

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    Police say a 4-year-old girl appears to have accidentally shot herself in the face at an apartment in Yonkers.

    Officers responded to a home on Walnut Street at about 11 p.m. and found the girl with a gunshot wound in a second-floor apartment. She was taken to a hospital, where she remains in critical condition.

    Police say after the shooting, they interviewed several people and recovered a handgun from the apartment.

    Police say the shooting appears to have been accidental and the girl's injuries are self-inflicted.

    No arrests have been made, and investigators are looking into the weapon's origin.

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