5-year-old girl accidentally shot by sibling

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PRATT, Kan. (WIBW) -- The Pratt Co. Sheriff's Office is investigating after a five-year-old girl was shot by a sibling.

Authorities say the shooting happened Wednesday morning in the southeast part of the county. They are describing the incident as an accident.

The girl, whose name was not released, suffered a single gunshot wound in her left arm. She was flown via helicopter to a Wichita hospital.

Officials have not released details about how the shooting occurred.

The Sheriff's Office says its deputies and Pratt Co. EMS responded to the scene.