Texas dad accidentally shoots, kills 11-year-old daughter while hunting: report

An 11-year-old girl was killed after she was accidentally shot by her father while hunting in Texas on Saturday, reports said.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office received emergency calls at about 5:15 p.m. about a "hunting accident" in Hallsville. It was later determined that the girl was hit by a shot from a high-powered rifle, a statement obtained by the Longview News-Journal read.

The girl, who was identified as Daisy Grace Lynn George, a sixth-grader, was located by emergency crews with life-threatening injuries. Responders requested a helicopter to take her to the hospital, but poor weather grounded the fleet, the report said. She was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death.


"Anytime a young person loses their life, it’s tragic for all involved. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this difficult time," Sheriff Brandon Fletcher said. 

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