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Chandler Police: 3-year-old dies after being shot in Chandler

Posted at 8:13 PM, Jun 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 13:39:50-04

The Chandler Police Department says a 3-year-old girl shot on Thursday night has died. 

Officers responded to the home near Ray and Alma School roads around 8 p.m. The child's mother reportedly made the 911 call. 

Police say the shooting was a "horrific incident for all involved" and the investigation is still ongoing. 

Both parents are said to be "very distraught". 

The victim's father, 33-year-old Eric Sands, was arrested and is being held for prohibited possessor and dangerous drugs charges. The investigation is still ongoing and more charges may be added. 

Stay with ABC15 for updates.