CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — An 11-month-old girl was shot in the head in Chester. It happened just before 8 p.m. Thursday on the 400 block of Frank Young Avenue.
The baby was treated at Crozer Chester Medical Center and was then transported to Dupont Hospital where she received further intense medical treatment.READ MORE: Mets, Phillies Minor Leaguers Protest Pay With Wristbands
Authorities are not releasing the circumstances surrounding the shooting at this time, but they say it was an accident.READ MORE: Official First-Edition Printed Copy Of U.S. Constitution Set To Go Up For Auction
Police told Eyewitness News the child is in fair condition and is expected to survive.
The incident remains under investigation.
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