Texas teen dies from gunshot wound to the head

Texas teen dies from gunshot wound to the head
Although the investigation is still ongoing, Newman told Beaumont Enterprise that they believe the shooting was accidental. (Source: The McBride Family)

JASPER, Texas (TNN) - According to a report from Beaumont Enterprise, 13-year-old Nick McBride was shot in the head when a group of kids found a handgun inside a home on Sunday night, Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman told Beaumont Enterprise.

The gun went off around 8:00 p.m. after two or three different kids had been handling the gun according to Newman.

The seventh-grader was rushed to a local hospital before being air lifted to Beaumont Hospital, where he would pass away at 9:52 p.m.

Although the investigation is still ongoing, Newman told Beaumont Enterprise that they believe the shooting was accidental.

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