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TX: Grandfather's horror after he accidentally shoots his 3-year-old granddaughter while hunting stray cats

September 8, 2012

By Nina Golgowski, DailyMail.co.uk

Gary Van Ness's shotgun blast hit the little girl's left knee while she was standing in the woods with her father Brianna is since walking and eager to enforce her grandfather's well-deserved spanking
Standing outside his home in West Columbia, Texas, Gary Van Ness was aiming his shotgun at a stray cat when he fired a single shot that ran into the woods.  Unknown to him until just seconds after, was that his granddaughter Brianna and her father were standing directly in his bullet's path.
The bullet passed around Brianna's left knee, requiring surgery and several stitches.  No charges against Mr. Van Ness are expected with the incident considered an accident.

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