Boy, 13, killed in accidental shooting in Columbia

By | December 20, 2021

The Columbia Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy following an incident inside Harbison Gardens apartments apartment complex in Columbia.

According to the Columbia Police Department the unnamed 13-year-old boy and a teenager of same age were handling a firearm inside the Harbison Gardens apartments when it accidentally went off, striking the boy. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened at approximately 11 p.m. on Sunday night. Officials with the Columbus Police Department are investigating the incident. It is not immediately know if charges will be filed against the unidentified teen.

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