Anderson County sheriff investigating shooting


The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place Friday night.  

A news release issued by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday indicated a possible accidental shooting in the 500 block of Anderson County Road 350 was reported at about 8:50 p.m. Friday.

Deputies and investigators arrived at the scene and found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head. Several individuals were present when the shooting occurred, according to the news release.

The man was taken to Palestine Regional Medical Center and then to Trinity Mother Frances in Tyler, where he was pronounced dead. The investigation is continuing and the case will be submitted to the Anderson County District Attorney’s office for grand jury review.

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