Posted: Sep 9, 2013 5:16 PM by KBZK News
Officials at Yellowstone National Park have released the identity of the young girl who died from a gunshot wound on Saturday.
The three-year-old girl has been identified as Ella Marie Tucker from Pocatello, Idaho.
The incident came to light when the mother of the child called 911 to report that her daughter had shot herself with a handgun.
Park rangers and an ambulance responded to the Grant Village Campground where the family was staying.
Efforts by emergency responders to resuscitate the girl were unsuccessful.
National Park Service rangers and special agents are continuing the investigation.
We will post more information as it becomes available.