Teen girl survives accidental shooting at Arizona gun range

Nov 30, 2015, 2:46 PM | Updated: Jun 13, 2022, 11:09 am

Police in a city just south of Phoenix said a teenage girl was injured when she was hit by a bullet while visiting a shooting range over the weekend.

The girl was shot Saturday at the Elzy Pearson Shooting Range in Casa Grande, about 50 miles from central Phoenix. Police said a gun belonging to a family friend, a 50-year-old man, went off.

The bullet hit the child in the front of her body.

The Casa Grande Dispatch reported the teen was flown to a Valley hospital after the Saturday accident and that family members said she was alert.

She was expected to recover.

Police had sent their report to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office.

 

 

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