According to Kearney Police, the incident happened around 4:40 p.m., at Countryside Trailer Court in the west part of Kearney. A resident in the area reported hearing yelling and screaming near his home.
Police responded and made contact with the girl who had been shot.
She was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. The girl was treated for what Police are calling minor injuries and released.
The shooting was considered accidental.