Phoenix police are investigating the accidental shooting of a five-year-old girl who found a gun in her parents bedroom.  Sergeant Vince Lewis with Phoenix police says the little girl slipped away from her parents while getting ready to go to school and found the gun that was kept in a bag in her parents room.

Lewis says the girl shot herself and sustained nonlife-threatening injuries.  Lewis says “it’s fortunate that the little girl was the only person hurt. Lewis adds, this is also a great lesson to everyone to kep their guns under lock and key in a secure location.

Kris Dugan