4-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Shoots Self in Face, Dies: Police

A 4-year-old girl who accidentally shot herself in the face with a handgun in a Yonkers apartment has died, authorities said.

A spokeswoman for Jacobi Medical Center said Makayla Manners died on Friday, four days after she accidentally shot herself.

A semi-automatic handgun was found near the child after the shooting.

The police report says that so far, the investigation indicates the shooting was self-inflicted and accidental.

Police say they're still looking into how and where the girl found the weapon.

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