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Aug 25, 2014 7:40 PM by Associated Press

Girl accidentally shoots instructor in Arizona

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a 9-year-old girl has accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head in northwestern Arizona.

Mohave County Sheriff's officials say the 39-year-old shooting instructor was shot at an outdoor range in Dolan Springs about 10 a.m. Monday.

Details weren't immediately released.

Sheriff's officials say the man was airlifted to a medical center in Las Vegas, Nevada and his condition isn't immediately known.

The name of the man and the 9-year-old girl haven't been released.

Authorities say the girl was at the shooting range with her parents.

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