The girl was in her dad's truck after playing on her bike. Once Aylee entered the truck, there was a gun inside the truck that she picked up and accidentally shot herself in the head.
Aylee's father identified as Tim Gordon said he did not know the gun was inside his truck. Aylee's father is a retired Henderson County Sheriff’s Captain.
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“She picked up a pistol and shot herself in the head by accident. We didn’t know. She’s got a head wound,”
Tim Gordon said.
Aylee was airlifted to a hospital in Asheville, NC where she underwent emergency neurosurgery. But Aylee died 3 days later. No charges have been filed yet.