Teen Dies After Accidental Shooting In Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

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A 15-year-old boy is dead after an accidental shooting in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.

According to Chief James Smith, it happened at an apartment complex in the 600 block of York around 12:30 a.m. Sunday

Officers found the teen unresponsive in an upstairs bedroom with a gunshot wound.

Chief Smith says the shooting appears to be accidental, stating that the teen was playing with the gun before it went off.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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