Huffington Post shares that park officials are still investigating the incident that happened Saturday morning at the Grant Village Campground. Few other details have been revealed so far, other than to say the mother of the girl shot in Yellowstone was the one who called for help. It is believed that the gun was the girl's father's.
The girl is from Pocatello, Idaho, reports indicate. The names of the girl's parents have not been released, and at this point authorities are not sharing how she got the gun or any specifics about exactly what happened. This is the first shooting death at Yellowstone since 1978.
Many following the story are anxious for further details regarding just what led to the girl being shot at Yellowstone. Some wonder whether the parents may face charges for having a loaded gun accessible to such a young child. Yellowstone National Park officials continue to investigate, and surely at some point further information will be made public.