A young Texas girl is in critical condition after her father accidentally shot her while playing with her and her siblings.

34-year-old Justin Ryan Jones was playing with his kids when he decided to show them his gun.

He was caring for his 9-year-old daughter and two sons, ages 7 and 6, when he pretended to be shooting at them.

The gun then went off, striking the girl in the left side of her chest. She was rushed to a hospital where she underwent emergency surgery. She’s expected to recover.

Mr. Jones was charged with injury to a child, and his bail was set at $25,000.

The scary incident is also under investigation by Children’s Protective Services.

Meanwhile, the children are in the custody their grandparents.


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