GunShot Kills Child at Yellowstone National Park

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Updated: 9/09/2013 8:36 am

One person was fatally injured as a result of an incident which occurred in a campground in Yellowstone National Park on Saturday morning.

Park rangers responded to a 911 call from a woman at the Grant Village Campground, who told the emergency dispatcher that her young daughter had shot herself with a handgun.

Resuscitation efforts by responding emergency medical staff were unsuccessful. The girl died.

The incident is under investigation. The child’s identity is being withheld pending notification of extended family members.

We will update you on this story as details emerge.

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