Yellowstone Investigating Shooting Death of 3-Year-Old in Park

Mother said toddler managed to shoot herself somehow


The National Park Service was expected to release more information Monday about the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old Idaho girl in Yellowstone National Park.

The child died Saturday at Grant Village Campground, officials said, and her mother told emergency dispatchers that her daughter had shot herself with a handgun. The park service was investigating. 

Further information, including the girl's identity, was to be released Monday, park spokesman Al Nash told the Los Angeles Times.