Originally Published: June 7, 2013 1:56 p.m.
A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his father, Justin Stanfield Thomas of Phoenix, at a Prescott Valley home Friday.
According to Prescott Valley Police Department Sgt. Brandon Bonney, police responded to a "shots fired" call on Truwood Drive shortly after 12:30 p.m.
Thomas, 35, and his young son were visiting from Phoenix and were at a friend's Prescott Valley house.
Police say the boy found a gun in the home's living room and accidentally fired it and a bullet hit his father.
The man was transported to a local hospital, where he died.
The boy is in the custody of his mother.
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