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Tucson police are investigating the shooting of a 1-year-old child Tuesday afternoon at a house in midtown. 

While no details have been released, police say the shooting appears to be an accident.

Just after 2 p.m., police and firefighters went to a house in the 4700 block of Linden Street, Officer Frank Magos, a Tucson Police Department spokesman, said in a news release. 

The child was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, Magos said.

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More information will be released as it becomes available, police say.

This is an ongoing incident. This story will be updated.

Contact reporter Stephanie Casanova at scasanova@tucson.com. On Twitter: @CasanovaReports