4-year-old boy accidentally kills dad in Arizona

6:44 AM, Jun 8, 2013   |    comments
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PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in northern Arizona say a 4-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his father at a Prescott Valley home.
    
Prescott Valley police say the shooting occurred just after noon Friday.
    
The 35-year-old man and his young son were visiting from Phoenix and were at a friend's house.
    
Police say the boy somehow found a gun in the home's living room and accidentally fired it and a bullet hit his father, who was rushed to a hospital where he died. Police identified the man as Justin Stanfield Thomas.
    
Police say the boy is with his mother. No other details have been released.

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