9-year-old girl burned while playing with flare gun, authorities say
Child being watched by 17-year-old sibling at Lauderhill home
A 9-year-old girl was taken to a hospital Friday after she burned her hand with a flare gun, authorities said.
The incident was reported at a home on Northwest 24th Street off 42nd Avenue in Lauderhill.
Police said the girl was in the care of her 17-year-old sibling. They said the child was playing with a flare gun when it went off.
The girl suffered a minor burn to her hand.
Police said both siblings were taken to an area hospital.
No other details were immediately released.
Watch Local 10 News or refresh this page for updates.
Copyright 2016 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.