Young child killed in accidental shooting
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) —
A toddler has died from an accidental shooting Friday night.
The shooting happened at a home on the 2200 block of Brookpark Road, which is off Kingsfield Road. Escambia County deputies were called to the scene before 7:30 p.m.
The child was taken to West Florida Hospital where the child was pronounced dead.
Rhonda Ray, a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman, said that the shooting occurred after the child found a loaded gun in a home. She also added the incident remains under investigation.
Authorities have not released the age or gender of the toddler.
More details on the accident are expected to be released Monday.