Shooting instructor accidentally shot by 9-year-old

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — Authorities said a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor in the head in northwestern Arizona.

Mohave County Sheriff’s officials say the 39-year-old shooting instructor was shot at an outdoor range in Dolan Springs about 10 a.m. Monday.

Details weren’t immediately released.

Sheriff’s officials say the man was airlifted to a medical center in Las Vegas, and his condition wasn’t immediately known.

The name of the man and the 9-year-old girl weren’t released.

Authorities said the girl was at the shooting range with her parents and the family was on vacation.

Review-Journal reporter Dave Hawkins contributed to this report.