Police: Dad shoots daughter, himself while cleaning gun

Henry County Police are investigating a shooting that sent a father and child to the hospital.Henry County Police are investigating a shooting that sent a father and child to the hospital.Henry County Police are investigating a shooting that sent a

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - Henry County Police are investigating a shooting that sent a father and child to the hospital.

Officers were called to a home on the 100 block of Bob White Drive around 12:30 a.m., on Wednesday.

Capt. Mike Ireland said a father was cleaning his gun when the gun accidentally discharged. The dad was shot in the hand and his 9-year-old daughter in the leg. Both were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No charges have been filed at this time. The case is still under investigation.


 

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