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The News Minute | September 4, 2014 | 11.58 am IST

Over a week after a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor, her family has asked for privacy to deal with the incident.

According to a CNN report, the family’s lawyer Kevin Walsh said on Tuesday: “Words cannot express the family's sadness about the accidental shooting of Charles Vacca. They are devastated by this accident that turned what was supposed to be a unique and brief excursion from their summer vacation into a life-changing tragedy. They are dealing with this privately as a family.”

The incident occurred at a shooting range in Arizona, when the girl was being shown how to shoot a gun. The girl lost control after she fired a few rounds, and was shot in the head.

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