9-year-old girl dies from accidental shooting in Lyon county

A 9-year-old girl shot in the head on Monday has died from her injuries.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the 9-year-old victim passed away Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office says that the shooting has been ruled accidental, and no other updates will be provided.

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On Monday, EMS and other first responders were called to a rural residence on a call that a firearm had been discharged and struck someone in the head.

Responders arrived and found the 9-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to the head, according to the sheriff’s office. She was air-lifted for medical treatment.