A child accidently shot their sibling with a handgun in a town north of Fresno Wednesday.
Police responded to a home in Chowchilla around 4:45 p.m. where a young child had accidently shot their sibling.
The child that was shot was transported to Children’s Hospital. The child died of the injury on the way.
“This is a tragic accident that should remind parents to ensure their weapons are secure and out of reach of young children,” Chief Riviere said in a release.
The case is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with info regarding the case is urged to call the Chowchilla Police Department at 559-665-8600.