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Patterson 13-year-old dies after apparent accidental shooting

PATTERSON, LA (WAFB) -

The St. Mary Sheriff’s Office says a 13-year-old died after an accidental shooting on Friday night.

Officials say a deputy responding to an unrelated complaint was notified of gunshots heard at a nearby apartment building near Grandwood Drive in Patterson

The deputy went to the source of the gunfire, and found an unresponsive 13-year-old male with a gunshot to the head.

Authorities say evidence points to an accidental shooting.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office as well as the St. Mary Parish Coroner is investigating the death.

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