HBG 6-year-old injured in accidental shooting, police say gun was stolen


HARRISBURG -- Police say a 6-year-old was hospitalized after being shot by her older brother at their home on 1100 block of Cloverly Road Thursday morning.

The victim was treated on scene and transported to Hershey Medical Center where she remains in critical condition.

In a press conference, police explained the 10-year-old brother got a hold of the gun and accidentally shot his younger sibling in the chest. Investigation into the shooting revealed the weapon had been stolen from a Susquehanna Township home in 2014.

Police do not believe the child stole the gun and have issued an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Tremayne Antonio James on charges of not to possess a firearm, receiving stolen property, endangering the welfare of children and recklessly endangering another.

He is the only person to be charged in this case at this time. Police are not elaborating on the relationship between the suspect and the victim.

Police responded to the shooting at 2:00 AM where they followed a large trail of blood to a 6-year-old girl lying on the floor with her mother applying pressure to her wounds.

EMS began immediate treatment on the child for the gunshot wound and to prevent further blood loss before transporting her to Hershey Medical Center.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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Police are investigating an incident in Harrisburg.

Right now, crews on scene at the 1000 block of Cloverly Rd.

Early reports indicate the incident is a reported shooting.

Officials are not confirming much information at this time, but we will have give you the latest developments as we learn more.

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