Teen dies after gun discharges

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Associated Press

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 10:20 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police say a rifle accidentally discharged, killing an 18-year-old Denham Springs man.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said in a news release received by The Advocate (http://bit.ly/11NV03R ) Trevon Wilson died at a hospital from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

McKneely said the rifle went off when five to six people in the house were examining it at 2:09 a.m. Saturday.

McKneely says the shooting is still under investigation and no arrests have been made.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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