13-year-old dies after gun discharged inside Mississippi house
Published 5:12 am Saturday, August 20, 2022
A 13-year-old has died in an incident involving two juveniles inside a Mississippi residence.
The child died after a firearm was discharged in the Tin Hill subdivision in Picayune Friday morning.
Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were sent to a home in the Tin Hill Subdivision that morning at about 7:15.
Deputies arrived and found that the incident involved two juveniles.
Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said 13-year-old Ashton Bean of Carriere died as a result of the incident.
A cause of death and additional information about this incident is still under investigation, Turnage and Ogden said.