New Details in Vancleave Shooting

On October 26, 2015, the Jackson County Sheriff Department issued a press release in reference to the shooting of a 17-year-old. The shooting took place on October 25th at 2501 Carter Homestead Rd. in Vancleave after the Juvenile returned home from church.
The juvenile stated that he was attacked by an intruder and he was able to retrieve his father’s gun but was shot with it during the struggle. Investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department have determined that this was not true. Investigators have determined that the shooting was accidentally self-inflicted. The investigators findings have been corroborated by the victim. The Sheriff’s Department is looking into possible charges from the False Reporting of a Crime.

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