Child shot, killed by sibling in Kentucky home

Child shot, killed by sibling in Kentucky home
Glasgow is in Barren County, Kentucky.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A two-year-old died in an accidental shooting at the hands of a family member in their Kentucky home.

This happened Tuesday around 8:45 a.m. at a home on Buck Creek Road in Glasgow.

Police said the children were sent upstairs by their parents to fetch something when the shooting happened.

Officers confirmed the victim’s older sibling was handling a loaded rifle when it went off accidentally and hit the two-year-old.

The toddler was pronounced dead at the scene. He or she has not been identified.

No charges have been filed.

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