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A shooting that injured a girl in Woodsboro on Saturday night may have been an accident, authorities said.

About 7 p.m., a girl was reported shot at a home on Burton Street, said Refugio County Sheriff Pinky Gonzales.

Gonzales did not know the girl’s exact age or the severity of her injuries.

He said he hoped to check on her condition later Sunday.

Although the shooting remained under investigation, Gonzales said investigators suspect it may have been an accident.

No one has been charged with the shooting, the sheriff said.

Jon Wilcox reports on courts for the Victoria Advocate. He may be reached jwilcox@vicad.com or 361-580-6515.

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Jon covers crime, public safety and the courts at the Victoria Advocate. Born in Huntsville, Ala., he grew up in Atlanta, Ga. and obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism at Texas State University.

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