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Texas woman accidentally shoots niece during gun lesson

Posted: 2:50 PM, Oct 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-05 18:50:39-04

HOUSTON (AP) – Police say a woman in Houston accidentally shot and injured her 14-year-old niece while teaching her how to use a gun.

Police say the woman accidentally fired one round during the lesson Thursday evening.

The girl was hit in her arm and leg. Police say the girl was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Authorities say the shooting will be reviewed by a grand jury to determine if any charges will be filed.

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