4-year-old dies after finding gun in grandmother's purse
TAMPA (FOX 13) - A Tampa family was forced to bury their child today. Yanelly Zoller was killed last week after police say she was rummaging through her grandmother's purse and grabbed a gun, then accidentally shot herself.
Her 22-year-old father Shane Zoller told the Tampa Bay Times on Wednesday that she just wanted candy.
A GoFundMe account and a YouCaring account - both filled with photos of the 4-year-old - have been set up to help pay for her funeral costs.
Police aren't saying who owned the gun involved in the shooting, but they do confirm it was owned legally.
"Right now, the case is still under investigation but everything we've looked at makes it appear as a tragic accident, so no charges at this point," Tampa police spokesman Steve Hegarty told FOX 13 News. "We'll bring it over to the State Attorney's Office to make sure that they sign off on it, but like I said, all the signs seem to indicate it was just a terrible accident."