• Police: Girl, 12, accidentally shot in arm


    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police said a 12-year-old girl was struck with a bullet while she was in a car, from a gun that was accidentally discharged in a nearby house around 7:43 p.m. Friday.

    Police said an adult male was handling a gun inside a garage at a home near Daetwyler Drive on Le Mesa Street when it accidentally discharged.

    They said the bullet went through the garage door and into a car driving by at that exact moment.

    The man was struck in the thigh, while the young girl, who was a passenger in the car, was struck in the arm.

    Both victims were transported to nearby hospitals for minor injuries.

    They are expected to be OK.

    Officials have not released their names.

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    Police: Girl, 12, accidentally shot in arm