Child shot in Yellowstone

By on September 8, 2013

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Yellowstone National Park officials have confirmed an accidental shooting in Grant Village campground on Saturday. Left dead was a three-year-old Idaho girl from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A 911 call was made Saturday morning from the mother of the child saying her daughter had just shot herself with a handgun.

The incident is under investigation. The identity of the family is being withheld until later Monday.

UPDATE: The 3-year-old victim has been identified as Ella Marie Tucker, of Pocatello, Idaho.

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