A 6-year-old child is dead after a shooting in Maylene Monday morning.
According to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the child was shot by a 3-year-old sibling at about 10 a.m. Monday on Goldilocks Lane.
A 3-year-old sibling found the gun, and accidentally shot the older child.
The injured child was taken to the hospital, but later died from the injury.
“This was a truly tragic morning for Shelby County. Our agency grieves with the family of this child. I would like to thank the Alabaster Fire Department, County 17 Fire and Rescue, and Southeast Shelby Rescue for their assistance.” -- Shelby County Sheriff John Samaniego
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