SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -

The Greene County Sheriff's Department is investigating an accidental shooting of a 6-year-old girl.  Deputies believe the girl's injuries are non-life threatening.  The shooting happened on Wednesday night in the 3600 block of North Temple Avenue, just north of the city.

Greene County investigators say the girl was shot by a 12-year-old boy.  Both children were in the same room.  Authorities say she was shot with a shotgun.  Another child and the girl's mother also were home.

The girl was taken to a hospital.