A 2 year old girl is dead after accidentally being shot by her 5 year old brother Tuesday afternoon in Cumberland County. The tragedy occurred around 1:00 p.m. at a residence on Lawson’s Bottom Road.
State Police say the boy was playing with a .22 caliber rifle and accidentally shot his younger sister. She was taken to the Cumberland County Hospital where she was later pronounced dead by the Cumberland County Coroner.
The investigation is continuing by state and local authorities in Cumberland County.