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.