Arriving at the scene of 266, 90th Road, shortly after 11 a.m., Craft said Jodi Campbell was shot with a .22 caliber rifle.
Details remain sketchy at press time as to what led to the fatal shooting.
Within hours after the incident, Craft did say there was no truth to rumors that the victim?s brother was cleaning the gun when it accidentally went off through the floor or a wall of the house.
Craft said others at the scene included Marion County Unders?heriff Dave Huntley, Deputy Jim Philpott, agents from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Marion County Emergency Medical Services, Goessel EMS, Hesston EMS and Hesston ambulance.
Services for the girl were Jan. 9 at Meridian Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, two miles east and two miles north of Hesston.
Jodi Campbell was born Feb. 6, 1995, to Roger and Marla Schmidt Campbell at Moundridge.
In addition to her parents and brother, Ethan, she is survived by siblings Tyler, Jesse and Ivan, all of the home; grandmothers June Campbell of Goessel and Beatrice Riggs of Moundridge.
Memorials may be made to the Meadowlark Christian School or the Gospel Tract and Bible Society and sent in care of Moundridge Funeral Home, 115 W. Cole St., Moundridge, KS 67107-8830.
This was the second teenager shot in less than a week, Craft said.
A second incident happened at 4:40 p.m. Jan. 1 in the 700 block of North Newell, Peabody.
?The victim was transported by private vehicle to the ambulance building in Peabody,? Craft said.
According to information released bu authorities, a 14-year-old was handling a rifle when it discharged, striking another juvenile male in the left arm and leg.
?The injured juvenile male was flown to Wesley Medical Center for treatment of a single gun shot wound to the left arm and both legs,? Craft said.
Both shootings are still under investigation.