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Pastor's Daughter Accidentally Shot in the Head Inside FL Church

Hannah Kelley, 20, was shot in the head on Sunday (Image Credit: Facebook)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (The Blaze/AP) -- Authorities say the daughter of a pastor was accidentally shot in the head at a church in St. Petersburg.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office was called to the Grace Connection Church Sunday at about 12:24 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say Moises Zambrana was showing his gun in a small closet to another church member interested in buying a firearm. Zambrana reportedly took out the magazine of the Reuger 9mm weapon but did not know there was a bullet in the chamber.

The gun went off and fired through a wall, striking 20-year-old Hannah Kelley. She was transported to Bayfront Medical Center to undergo surgery and remained in critical condition late Sunday. The New York Daily News has more:

The shooting occurred after morning services, and about 40 people were at the church, according to local reports.

Kelley was rushed to Bayfront Medical Center, where she underwent emergency surgery on Sunday. She was reported to be in critical condition.

Investigators said Zambrana is a licensed security officer and has a carry permit for the weapon, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

He occasionally worked the soundboard at the church and provided security for church events, friends told the Times.

No charges have been filed.

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