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4-year-old boy dies due to accidental shooting in Little Rock, police say

Little Rock police say a 4-year-old died after an accidental shooting Monday morning.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark — According to Little Rock police, officers responded to an incident Monday morning on Hardin Road.

Police say a 4-year-old boy died as a result of an accidental shooting. 

The father of the 4-year-old told police that he woke up with his ears ringing from the gunshot and found his child bleeding from the chest.

The child was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The investigation into the death is still ongoing.

We will update the article with more information as it becomes available.