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Two-year-old Columbus girl shot by brother

Two-year-old Columbus girl shot by brother

Lori Schmidt

A two-year-old girl is expected to survive after her four-year-old brother shot her early Wednesday morning. 

At 1:14 a.m. Columbus police say they were called to the scene of the shooting on Brentwell Blvd. and discovered the girl, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Children’s Hospital.  


Detectives are still investigating what they have already deemed to be an accident. The girl is listed in stable condition. 

(614) Media has reached out to the Columbus Police Department and will update this story as more information becomes available.

UPDATE: Police say the four-year-old boy found his mother’s gun while she was putting other siblings to bed. He fired the gun, grazing his sister and causing a minor injury.

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