Girl Accidentally Shot In Marion County

An East Texas girl is shot in the head this afternoon by another teenager. According to Marion County Sheriff's Investigators, several children had gathered at a residence on Lasalle Street at Shady Shores. The sheriff says a boy was shooting at bottles from his front porch with a .22 rifle.

A 12 year old girl stood up in front of him and she was shot in the back of the head. The girl was airflighted to L.S.U. Medical Center in Shreveport. She's in critical condition.

The shooting is being called an accident at this time. The sheriff's office says it is possible the juvenile boy could be charged with reckless endangerment.