Stockbridge father, daughter injured in apparent accidental shooting


A 9-year-old girl and her father were injured in an apparent accidental shooting overnight in Stockbridge. 

Henry County police said the father was cleaning his weapon inside a home in the 100 block of Bob White Drive. The gun went off with a single bullet, striking both the father and his daughter.  

The girl was hit in the leg, and the man was struck in the hand. Paramedics rushed both victims to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

 Police said it's too early to know what, if any, charges will be filed, telling FOX 5 the investigation continues.

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