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    Loudoun deputy won’t face charges in accidental shooting of teen daughter

    The Frederick County Sheriff's Office will not charge a Loudoun deputy who mistakenly shot and injured his 16-year-old daughter on Aug. 12.

    Sgt. Easton McDonald believed his daughter to be an intruder. He was getting ready for work when his daughter snuck into their home.

    McDonald believed his daughter had been in her room asleep for hours, according to Frederick County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.

    His daughter had left the house about two hours prior to the shooting to meet a friend.

    “This was corroborated by Mr. McDonald’s daughter, who is still hospitalized, recovering from her injuries. Believing that all family members were present and accounted for within the home, Mr. McDonald mistakenly believed that the person or persons attempting to enter his home through the garage represented a dangerous intrusion,” the commonwealth's attorney's office said in a prepared statement.


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