B.J. Fletcher

Harrison County Sheriff B.J. Fletcher

MARHSALL, Texas - An 11-year-old Hallsville girl died Saturday in a hunting accident

Harrison County sheriff's deputies say the father accidentally shot his daughter with a 30-30 rifle.

Sheriff B.J. Fletcher said Daisy Grace Lynn George's father went to clear the hammer thinking the gun was unloaded when the rifle went off in a car.

Fletcher said the girl, a sixth-grade student at Hallsville ISD, was taken to a Longview hospital where she died. 

"Anytime a young person loses their life, it's tragic for all involved," Fletcher said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends during this difficult time."

A GoFundMe has been set up to help pay for Daisy's funeral expenses.

Fletcher said Monday he doesn't foresee any arrests coming from the tragedy.


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