JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded Saturday to a shooting incident near the Compass Lake Community.
Deputies report they found the body of a 14-year-old boy who had a gunshot wound.
Through their investigation, deputies learned the victim and a 15-year-old friend obtained a shotgun. They say while handling the gun, the 14-year-old accidentally discharged the gun, which resulted in his death.
Officials say this is an ongoing death investigation.