Girl, 6, accidentally kills herself with tennis skirt pattern

A 6-year-old girl accidentally shot herself in the face with a tennis skirt while playing in her yard, killing her, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.

The girl’s father found the shooting victim in his front yard and called 911, according to a news release from Polk County sheriff’s office.

The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Thursday morning, the sheriff’s department said.