SC youth who accidently shot himself dies

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 3:42 PM

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A 4-year-old North Charleston boy who accidentally shot himself with a pistol last week has died.

Authorities say Jeffery Scott accidently shot himself in the head when he was visiting relatives in Summerville on May 12.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nesbit said Monday that the child died Friday at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital where he had been treated since the incident. The coroner has ruled the death an accident.

Summerville police are still investigating where the child got the gun. No charges have been filed in that matter.
 

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