Roswell police believe 10-year-old girl was killed in accidental shooting
ROSWELL, N.M. — Police are investigating a death that they suspect was the result of children playing with a gun in Roswell.
Police responded Sunday around 2 p.m. to a shooting at a residence in the 3000 block of West Eighth Street. They found a 10-year-old girl with gunshot wounds.
Paramedics took her to the hospital where she later died.
Roswell Police Department officials believe the incident was accidental, involving children who were playing with a gun. The incident is still under investigation.
Roswell police said final decisions about possible charges in this case will be made by the District Attorney’s Office.