PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A convicted felon wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl turned himself into police around 2 p.m. Friday.

Paul Parrish, 40, was one of several people in the basement of a Mount Washington home last Sunday, smoking marijuana, when 3-year-old Yasha Ross shot herself in the chest.

Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter

Parrish told police that the gun involved belonged to a former girlfriend, who owed him money after he paid some of her fines. He was keeping the gun, until she paid him back.

As a convicted felon Parrish was not legally allowed to have a gun.

This is a developing story, stay with KDKA and KDKA.com for more information. 

More From CBS Pittsburgh

Get The All New CBS Local App
KDKA Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE