4-year-old accidentally shoots and kills woman at family cookout, police say

4-year-old accidentally shoots and kills woman at family cookout, police say

April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 6:06 PM EDT

A tragic story from Tennessee over the weekend.

According to a report from The Tennessean, police said a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a 48-year-old woman at a family cookout on Saturday.

Police said the shooting happened when the woman's husband and another relative were looking at guns in a bedroom inside the home. The child and the victim walking into the bedroom and the child picked a gun up off the bed and fired it, according to The Tennessean report.

Read The Tennessean report HERE.

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