6-year-old injured when gun accidentally discharges in Tilton, NH

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TILTON — A child is in stable condition in at Concord Hospital in Franklin after she was injured when a firearm accidentally discharged on Saturday.

The incident took place on West Main Street in Tilton at around 5:00 p.m.

Police say the gun accidentally discharged while her father was cleaning it.

The bullet reportedly went through a chair, and did not directly strike the 6-year-old girl.

The debris from the chair is was caused he injuries.

An investigation into this incident is still ongoing, police say.

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