Police: Southeast Iowa teen fatally shot at gun club in Lee County

MONTROSE, Iowa - An Iowa teenager is dead after police say she accidentally shot herself.

Police say 15-year-old Haley Elizabeth McManus of Montrose, Iowa accidentally shot herself on Sunday.

Officials were called to the Tri-State Gun Club on report of a gunshot victim. When they got there, they found McManus with a single gunshot wound. She was transported to University of Iowa hospitals, where she died.

Investigators think the shooting was accidental and an autopsy is scheduled.

KWQC TV 6 reports Sheriff's Deputies were assisted at the scene by Montrose Fire and Rescue, Lee County EMS and LeeComm Dispatchers.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office, in a release, said they wish "to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Haley during this traumatic time."

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