UPDATED INFO: Girl Dies From Gunshot Wound In Chubbuck


By Paul Johnson

Chubbuck, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Police in Chubbuck Idaho say a 5 year old girl has died after being shot by another child who authorities say was also 5 years old. The victim was at the home visiting with friends when the incident occurred. The incident happened at 693 Canal Street Wednesday afternoon just after 3 pm.

There were adults in the home at the time of the shooting, however they were in a separate room. Authorities immediately transported the child by ambulance to a nearby Hospital for treatment after rescue workers began CPR. When they arrived on the scene the child was not breathing. Police have not released any names associated with the incident. They did say all indications lead them to believe this was an accident, however the investigation continues.

The photo above this story is the home where the incident occurred.

Photo courtesy of KIFI-TV.

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