Dec 21, 2013 10:15 AM by Scott Oathout
SAHUARITA- A 3-year-old child died after accidentally shooting himself with his parent's firearm Friday night.
Sahuarita Police Officer Philip Steele says officers found the boy with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face, after responding to a rescue follow up call in the 300 block of Calle Minerva, around 7:45 p.m.
The boys was pronounced dead at the scene.
Steele says the parents told police the firearm was inadvertently misplaced for a short time, during which the child found it.
No charges have been filed at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.
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