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14-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself

April 15, 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 14-year-old St. Louis County boy has died after accidentally shooting himself.

St. Louis County police on Monday identified the victim as Evione Holts. Police spokesman Benjamin Granda says Holts mishandled a firearm Sunday afternoon when it accidentally fired inside a home.

Holts died at a hospital following the shooting. Granda says the investigation is ongoing.