County Attorney: Six-year-old Battle Creek, NE boy accidentally shot
By Kristen Johnson, Multimedia Journalist/ Weekend Anchor - bio | email
BATTLE CREEK, Neb. (US92/KTIV) -
Authorities have confirmed that a Northeast Nebraska boy is dead, killed in an accidental shooting. Madison County county attorney Joe Smith said the six-year old died around noon Saturday. The shooting happened at the boy's home in rural Battle Creek, Nebraska.
Smith said he is not releasing the name of the victim or the circumstances surrounding his death, saying it's a sad tragedy for all involved.
"This was an accidental shooting. No foul play is suspected. There will be no autopsy and the investigation is essentially closed," said Smith.
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