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Young Fountain girl taken to hospital with head wound after accidental shooting reported

By: Chhun Sun
April 9, 2017 Updated: April 9, 2017 at 8:35 pm

A young girl was taken to the hospital Sunday night with a gunshot wound to the head after Fountain police received a report of an accidental shooting.

Fountain police said the victim is 3 or 4 years old. She was being treated late Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. No information about her condition has been released.

Fountain Police Sgt. Dean Gilbertsen said an accidental shooting was reported around 5 p.m. at a home on the 700 block of Progress Drive in Fountain.

Gilbertsen said investigators have not determined how the shooting happened.