Thursday, August 4, 2011

10 Year Old Darke County Boy Dies From Gunshot

Update from DCSO (2:15PM):
Darke County Coroner Dr. T. Kathman reports that the preliminary findings indicate the 10 year old child died as a result of a single gun shot wound to the head.

Darke County Sheriffs Detectives and the Darke County Coroner‘s Office continue to investigate this case with no further information available at this time.

UPDATED with DCSO Press Release:

Darke County Shcriff’s deputies and detectives are on the scene investigating a fatal shooting in rural northwest Darke County.

On August 4, 2011 at approximately l:13 AM the Darke County Sheriff‘s Office received a 911 call reporting that a 10 year old male child had been shot at 995 Peters Road. Darke County Deputies and Union City, OH Fire and Rescue responded. The 10 year old child was pronounced dead at the scene. Darke County Coroner Dr. Kathman and his investigator were notified and also responded to the scene.

This case is in the early phases of the investigation and no further information will be released at this time. Updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.

Original Post:

Another sad story is being reported by this morning. The Darke County Sherriff's Department is investigating the death of a 10 year old boy that was apparently caused by a gunshot wound.

Details are sparse, but you can read more at by clicking here.

1 comment:

  1. So many accidents happening to kids in Darke County lately! Scary and sad.


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