Transcript for Girl, 9, Fatally Shoots Instructor in Gun Range Accident
This video showing a nine year old girl according to fire an automatic Uzi taken just moments before this lesson turned deadly -- if you. Soon after investigators say the -- kicked back over her head and a bullet accidentally hit her instructor Charlie vodka killing him. But like -- it's like losing a brother. These are these aren't employees or associates of -- these -- these as these are family were all family. It happened Monday while the girl from New Jersey was vacationing at this outdoor shooting range near Las Vegas her parents reportedly white -- when the accident happened. It's really didn't let -- a lot of people's hearts the gun range operator explains instructors are trained to a lot of guns from Greek boiling into the air especially when training children adding that -- this girl is only nine years old she was old enough to fire the powerful weapon. 09 year old it's an -- in her hand when. When they're the birth and the criteria -- eight years old to shoot firearms we instruct kids as -- by even 22 rifles and and you don't have to handle -- firearms with their under the supervision of their parents and the horror of our professional range masters. And we're told that 39 year old instructor had more than a dozen years of military experience and was enlisted in the army reserves. -- Gonzales ABC news New York.
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