Monett, Mo. - A preschool aged child has been found dead in Monett.

The Monett Police Department received a call around 6:00 a.m. today from the 500 block of Pleasant Drive for an unattended death of a child. Once on scene they located the child deceased with a gunshot wound. 

The police department says the investigation is ongoing and that no further information will be released at this time.

We have a crew headed to the scene now and will update you as more information becomes available.