Police: Girl, 12, badly hurt in accidental shooting inside Cobbs Creek home

Authorities say a young girl was badly hurt in a shooting Friday night in Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek neighborhood. 

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 300 block of South 58th Street just before 8 p.m. for reports of a shooting. 

Police found a 12-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the backside. She was taken by police to Penn Presbyterian Hospital and placed in critical but stable condition. 

The house was held as a crime scene as a search warrant was obtained, and a firearm was recovered. 

Police say the shooting was accidental, but that charges are pending an investigation.