4 year old Tempe Arizona girl accidentally shoots self dead. Declared dead at scene as questions surround how toddler came across weapon.
A 4 year old toddler girl is dead after ‘accidentally’ shooting herself dead at a Tempe, Arizona residence over the weekend.
A relative called 911 Sunday night circa 8.45pm and said the girl shot herself in the bedroom of a Tempe apartment. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after police’s arrival KNXV reported.
Additional details surrounding the shooting have not yet been made public. Authorities have not disclosed the deceased girl’s name, and it is not yet known exactly how she came across the weapon.
No charges were immediately pending.
The tragic shooting is the latest of children accidentally shooting themselves, or others at a family home.
United States: 4-year-old girl dies after accidentally shooting herself with a pistol, a relative of the girl called 911 to report that the child had accidentally shot herself in the room of an apartment in Tempe, Arizona. pic.twitter.com/RGENfHAY0W
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