6-year-old girl dies after 'tragic' shooting accident in Palm Bay, police say

The Palm Bay Police Department said that a 6-year-old child is dead after a shooting on Tuesday night. 

Officers responded to an apartment on Washington Street after receiving 911 calls that a child had been shot. 

Life-saving measures were reportedly started immediately and the girl was taken to a hospital for additional treatment.  Unfortunately, she went on to succumb to her injuries.

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Police said that their investigation leads them to believe that the shooting was a tragic accident involving siblings. However, the investigation is still ongoing.

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