Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

April 30, 2013

5:21 AFTERNOON UPDATE: KSP: Child playing with gun kills 2-year-old sister

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

BURKESVILLE — Detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 15 are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 1:03 p.m. Tuesday at a residence on Lawson's Bottom Road in Cumberland County. The shooting occurred when a 5-year-old male, while playing with a .22 caliber rifle, accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister, according to a KSP press release. The child was transported to the Cumberland County Hospital where she was later pronounced dead by the Cumberland County coroner, according to the KSP statement. Cumberland County dispatch received the initial call. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.