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Texas Man Arrested for Accidentally Shooting His 10-Year-old Daughter

Posted on the 19 January 2015 by Mikeb302000
Texas Man Arrested for Accidentally Shooting his 10-Year-old Daughter
Steven Johnson

Local news


A 10-year-old girl was injured late Saturday when police say her father accidentally fired a gun at their home in Colleyville.
Colleyville spokeswoman Mona Gandy said the girl’s father was showing visitors his handgun at his home on Douglas Avenue when the gun discharged just before midnight. The bullet went through a wall and struck his 10-year-old daughter, who was in another room, in the hand, Gandy said.
The girl’s mother drove her to a nearby emergency room in Colleyville and the girl was flown to the hospital for treatment, Gandy said. Police arrested the girl’s father, Steven Johnson, 53, on a charge of injury to a child, Gandy said. Johnson is at Keller jail. Gandy did not know the child’s condition.

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