A 7-year-old girl died on Sunday from a gunshot wound to the head in
what police said was an accidental shooting, the Panama City Police
received a 911 call at 10:30 a.m. Sunday reporting a child had been shot
at the Andrews Place Apartments, 1914 Frankford Avenue, according to a
police report. Upon arrival, PCPD officers found the girl had been
struck in the head by a bullet fired by her father from a handgun,
according to police.
was transported to Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart, where she later
died, police said. PCPD reported “it appears the shooting was
accidental.” No other details of the incident were initially reported by
The investigation is ongoing, PCPD reported.