PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — A 3-year-old child died at the hospital from his injuries after he was shot Monday evening in Puyallup, authorities said.
A spokesperson for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said emergency crews responded to a home. Officers found a child inside the home with a gunshot wound, KOMO-TV reported.
The 3-year-old was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital but he died Monday night from his injuries, authorities said.
Police are investigating what led to the fatal shooting, but no one else was inside the home. Detectives found other firearms in the home.
This story has been updated to correct the name of the hospital to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.