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.