Mum-of-four, 38, shot and killed by her five-year-old son at home in tragic accident
Police have since released a statement in relation to the horror incident, which they believed was an “accidental shooting”
A mum was fatally shot in the chest by her five-year-old son, who had a handgun, police have said.
Michele Cox, 38, died in her family home in Arizona, US, on Friday.
According to reports, the mother of four was airlifted to the hospital after suffering a single gunshot wound to her chest.
She later died as a result of her injuries.
Casa Grande Police have released a statement in relation to the horror incident, which they believed was an “accidental shooting”.
Michele’s four children, aged between 4 and 12 years, and her 40-year-old boyfriend were all home at the time.
None of them were injured during the incident, authorities said.