A child was killed Monday night from an apparent accidental shooting, Lee County Coroner Bill Harris confirmed Monday.
Harris said that at 7:05 p.m. Monday, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a shooting at a residence in the 13000 block of Hwy. 51 in the Beauregard community. Deputies found that a 10-year-old boy had been shot and was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m. as a result of his injuries. Harris did not release the victim’s name due to his juvenile status.