MILTON, Ga. — Police are investigating a Sept. 17 incident in which a man accidentally discharged a gun while handling it, and a bullet grazed his daughter’s head.

The man said he had been showing a longtime friend his gun and, while ejecting the magazine, the weapon went off.

The bullet went through the floor, ricocheted off a counter and grazed the back of the daughter’s head, police said.

She was treated on scene and hospitalized. Emergency responders said in the police report that the daughter would be OK.

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