Teen Accidentally Shot and Killed by Stepbrother on Her Birthday

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2013 at 5:38 PM EDT

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Teen Accidentally Shot and Killed by Stepbrother on Her Birthday

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2013 at 5:38 PM EDT

A tragic story from Texas this week.

According to a report from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, police said a 13-year-old girl died on her birthday Tuesday after accidentally being shot by her 19-year-old stepbrother.

Authorities said the stepbrother was clearing the chamber of a rifle when the shooting occurred. Investigators said the incident was an accidental shooting and that charges are not expected to be filed, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram report.

Read the entire report from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram HERE.