Girl accidentally shoots herself in southwest Atlanta

- Police said a young girl accidentally shot herself in southwest Atlanta.

The aunt who was babysitting the 11-year-old girl said she sent her niece to the car to get a cell phone charger at a home on Stanton Road.

The girl saw a gun, picked it up and it went off.

Police said she was wounded in the hand.

Medics took her to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment but she's expected to be okay.

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