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24 September 2009

Sydney Morning Herald / AP

Police in the US say a two-year-old northern California girl is dead after her eight-year-old brother accidentally shot her. Police say the boy was playing with a gun on Wednesday afternoon at the family home in Vacaville when it discharged, shooting the toddler in the head, according to The Reporter newspaper. The girl was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Vacaville police Lieutenant Craig Courtemanche said the children's parents were home at the time of the... (

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