The Chubbuck Police Department Have released the following statement on the shooting incident on Canal Street:
Follow up on shooting investigation on Canal St in Chubbuck.
Yesterday evening, as released by Portneuf Medical Center, the 5 year old girl who was injured in the shooting has died.
The victim was at the home on Canal St visiting with friends when this tragic incident occurred. During the visit another 5 year old child was able to access a firearm, shooting the victim accidentally. There were adults in the home at the time of the shooting; however they were in a separate room.
The investigation is still ongoing therefore no further details will be released at this time.
We understand the communities concern and interest in this case however no names are being released and we ask that everyone keep those affected by this incident in your thoughts.