Child Killed by Gunshot Fired By Another Child

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Canal Street, Chubbuck residence were child was shot.
  • Canal Street, Chubbuck residence were child was shot.

Tragedy struck the Bannock County town of Chubbuck Wednesday evening, when police said a 5-year-old girl was killed by a shotgun blast, fired by another child.

The shooting occurred in a home on Canal Street in Chubbuck.

When emergency responders arrived on the scene, the victim was not breathing and EMT's immediately began CPR and the child was rushed to a nearby hospital. The child was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have not released any names and the investigation continues. Law enforcement said all indications are that the shooting was an accident.


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