By: WCTV Eyewitness News
May 16, 2016
JACKSON CO., Fla. -- Authorities say a Jackson County teen is dead after accidentally shooting himself with a shotgun.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the body of the 14-year boy was found near the Compass Lake Community on Saturday.
Deputies say the boy was found with a gunshot wound.
The victim and a 15-year-old friend came into possession of a shotgun and the victim accidentally shot himself, according to investigators.
Deputies say the investigation is open and ongoing.
No further details are available at this time.