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1-year-old girl dies from gunshot wound in Washington state

December 5, 2021 GMT

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state are investigating the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responding to a weapons assault complaint Saturday evening in Granite Falls and arrived to find the girl with a gunshot wound. She was later pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s office major crimes unit is investigating. Granite Falls is city of almost 4,000 people located about 40 miles northeast of Seattle.