A 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl is dead after a State Trooper kills her by accident while serving an eviction notice.

FOX's Tom Rigatti with more:

Penn Township police are confirming the death of 12-year-old Ciara Meyer. A State Police Constable showed up to serve the notice.

Police say the girl's father, Donald Bartho Meyer Jr. pointed a rifle at the Constable, who then fired a single round. The bullet passed through Meyer and struck his daughter, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The father is being held without bond on several charges, including assault.

Tom Rigatti, FOX News.