Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an accidental shooting at an outdoor shooting range Monday (8/25) morning.  At about 10:00 a.m., deputies responded to the Last Stop business located at 20606 North Highway 93 in White Hills.  Investigations determined a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot the instructor in the head.  The instructor, a 39-year-old male victim was airlifted to a medical center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The girl was at the business with her parents. The instructor identified as Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, did not survive his injuries. Vacca was pronounced dead Monday (8/25) evening at the University Medical Center at 8:56 p.m. Vacca was standing next to the girl while he was instructing her how to use to weapon when the accident happened. Further investigations determined the girl pulled the trigger on the automatic Uzi, the recoil sent the gun over her head and the victim was shot. The autopsy will be performed by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office in Nevada.

        

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