Boy, 13, killed in apparent accidental shooting in Clanton

Child Shot Cropped

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died in what’s believed to have been an accidental shooting in Chilton County. reports that the death happened Wednesday afternoon at a home in Clanton.

Chilton County Sheriff John Shearon said the boy and another teenage family member were apparently moving a gun when it discharged, fatally striking the 13-year-old.

Shearon said no charges are expected.

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3/10/2022 7:31:12 AM (GMT -6:00)

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