Chester child died after accidentally shooting self

Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker reported to the North County Newsabout a fatal incident that took place in Chester on Friday, Oct. 8.

He noted that a call came in around 3:25 p.m. that a 5 year old male had gotten a hold of a family member’s gun and accidently shot himself in the head. The child, identified as Jack R. Snow, was pronounced deceased at the scene around 3:30 p.m.

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