Toddler accidentally shot and killed by brother

September 23, 2009 6:08:13 PM PDT
A two-year-old Vacaville girl was shot and killed in a horrible accidental shooting by her brother.

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It happened inside their Syracuse Court home where Vacaville police say her brother found a handgun.

"The preliminary investigation indicates that the 8-year-old child may have been playing with a loaded firearm and accidentally discharged the weapon, causing the injury to his sister," said Sgt. Jeff King.

Police say both parents were home when the little girl was shot.

The investigation into exactly what happened is just beginning.

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