US girl dies after four-year-old brother accidentally shoots her

Millie Drew was fatally shot by accident. Source: GoFundMe

A young girl has died after she was shot in the head accidentally by her four-year-old brother.

Millie Drew Kelly, 6, from Georgia in the US, suffered the fatal bullet wound on Monday evening when she sat in a car with her brother outside their home.

The pair, starting their journey to the boy’s baseball game, were left alone briefly when their mother went to check under the car’s bonnet, Paulding County Sheriff’s Office said.

The boy then found the gun inside the car and accidentally fired it at his sister.

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The mother called emergency services with paramedics arriving at the scene shortly after.

Millie Drew was rushed to hospital however died two days later, the sheriff’s office said.

There will be no charges filed over the death.

GoFundMe page has since been set up for the family to support them through their ordeal. It has raised more than $37,000. and revealed Millie Drew’s family had donated her organs.

It said: “ Millie Drew gave life today by donating her organs to continue to show the love of Jesus, whom she loved with everything that she had. The outpouring of love shown towards the Kelly family from friends and community is exactly what being the hands and feet of Christ is.”

 

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