SAN ANTONIO (May 19, 2014) Police were investigating Monday in San Antonio after a 6-year-old girl died in an accidental shooting that occurred when she and her 8-year-old sister were together while their mother was elsewhere in the home.
The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office identified the girl Monday as Jennilynn Montana.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the victim or her 8-year-old sister pulled the trigger Sunday night, a police statement said.
The girls’ mother was in the front of the house when she heard a gunshot, the statement said.
She went to the rear of the home and found the girl, who had been shot in the face.
The youngster victim was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Police didn't immediately say who owns the gun or any possible charges.