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Police: Toddler accidentally shot, killed 1-year-old in Tucson

Posted at 4:07 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 20:48:39-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Police are releasing new details about the 1-year-old girl shot in Tucson Tuesday night.

Officers first responded to the call at around 2 p.m. at a home near Pima and Swan streets. A baby girl with obvious signs of gunshot trauma was rushed to the hospital, police say.

At around noon Wednesday, police say the child died as a result of her injuries.

Investigating officers later determined a toddler in the home got hold of the gun and accidentally shot the infant.

Police say they're still investigating the incident and it will be reviewed by the country attorney.