A 4-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his father at a Prescott Valley home, authorities in northern Arizona say.
The shooting occurred just after noon Friday, Prescott Valley police say.
The 35-year-old man and his young son were visiting from Phoenix and were at a friend’s house. Police say the boy somehow found a gun in the home’s living room and accidentally fired it and a bullet hit his father, who was rushed to a hospital where he died.
Police identified the man as Justin Stanfield Thomas. Police say the boy is with his mother. No other details have been released.