Toddler Struck in the Eye With Bullet She Put in Car Charging Port

An Illinois girl was injured Thursday in what appears to have been a freak accident.

An Illinois girl was struck in the eye with a bullet after she put it inside her dad’s car charger port.

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office said Jimmy Hurn was with his two-year-old daughter Thursday when she found the bullet in his car.

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Hurn told authorities his daughter then lodged the bullet in the charger port, causing it to discharge.

The bullet struck the toddler in the eye, WIFR reports.

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The girl was rushed to an area hospital before being transferred to another, where she reportedly underwent surgery Thursday night. 

A message left with UW-Madison Hospital regarding the girl's condition was not immediately returned Saturday.

Police said Friday the incident remains under investigation.

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