COCOA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old girl has died after being accidentally shot in Brevard County.
The sheriff's office says a babysitter took Kasey Canada to a family barbecue Saturday night. The babysitter's brother, 25-year-old Dustin Adkins, was inside a bedroom showing a friend a handgun when it accidentally discharged. A bullet went through the bedroom wall and struck Canada in the back as she stood in the kitchen.
Canada was hospitalized in critical condition but died later that night.
Homicide detectives are investigating the incident. The state attorney's office will decide whether to file charges.
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