Father charged in shooting death of 9-year-old girl

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

HOBART, Indiana -- Charges have been filed against the father of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed inside the family's home in Hobart, Indiana, over the weekend.

Eric Hummel is charged with reckless homicide and neglect.

Police said the girl's brothers were in the room when Hummel was showing them a gun. It discharged and hit Olivia Hummel in the head.

Eric Hummel is being held in Lake County Jail.