Girl shot in Bear Lake

A girl from Blackfoot was fatally shot Sunday in Bear Lake County, Idaho.

BEAR LAKE — A Blackfoot girl was shot on Sunday in Bear Lake County. The Bear Lake County Sheriff's office will be investigating the cause of the shooting of an 11-year-old girl from Blackfoot that led to her death.

The following is the provided release from the Bear Lake County Sheriff's Office.

The Bear Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old Blackfoot resident. On June 9, law enforcement and medical personnel were dispatched to a location just off U.S. Highway 30 to a report of a young girl that had been shot.

The young girl had suffered a single gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. This incident is still under investigation.

Due to the ongoing investigation and the age of the victim, names are not being released at this time.

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