(KMOV) – A 3-year-old girl died Tuesday night from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in the 3800 block of Flad in south St. Louis city. Officials say Lilianna Moore found the gun hidden between the mattresses of a bed in the home.
She was in a room by herself when others in the residence heard a gunshot. She was reportedly playing with the gun when it went off and struck her in the head.
She was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing.