KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WDAF) – Police are investigating an accidental shooting that killed a young child Monday.

Kansas City, Kansas, officers responded to a home near North 123rd Street and Donahoo Road shortly after noon.

That is in the Piper area of Kansas City, Kansas.

According to police, a young child got ahold of a gun and fired it.

The child was hurt in the shooting and later died at the hospital.