Toddler killed in accidental shooting by 4-year-old in Miss.

Toddler killed in accidental shooting by 4-year-old in Miss.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene on New Hope Road on Friday morning. (Source: WDAM)

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A 2-year-old girl died Friday after being accidentally shot by her 4-year-old brother in Jones County.

Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin said his department responded to the shooting on New Hope Road Friday morning.

The 2-year-old girl was transported by EMServ to South Central Regional Medical Center and later pronounced dead.

According to the sheriff’s department, the girl was shot once with a handgun.

The Hattiesburg Police Department assisted in the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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