Brother accidentally shoots older sister in the leg

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 12-year-old is recovering after she was shot in the leg by her younger brother.

Police said the incident happened around Wednesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Sandpiper.

The children were reportedly playing with the gun when the boy accidentally fired it, shooting his sister in the leg.

The victim was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, but is expected to be okay.

Authorities didn’t say where the parents were at the time of the shooting or if charges will be filed.