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Toddler accidentally shot by family member while cleaning a gun

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MOLALLA, OR (KPTV) -

A 2-year-old girl was accidentally shot by a family member who was cleaning a gun in Clackamas County Friday, according to deputies.

The incident happened at a home on the 30700 block of south Marian Street near Molalla.

The girl's 24-year-old uncle was cleaning a gun when it accidentally fired, hitting her in the cheek.

According to deputies, she was taken by Life Flight to OHSU.

Deputies said the girl is expected to survive.

An investigation is ongoing, but right now no charges have been filed at this time, according to deputies.

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