Ligonier boy killed in accidental shooting

(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)
(WISH Photo/Brett Bensley)

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Police said a 7-year-old boy has died after an accidental shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon.

The Noble County Sheriff’s Department were called to a report of a shooting at 12:26 p.m. off the 5000 block of W. County Road 1100 in North Ligonier.

When officers arrived, they found Jaylin Miller dead from a single gunshot wound in the yard. Police said Jaylin and his brother were trying to kill ground moles when the gun accidentally discharged, WANE-TV reports.

The shooting as was ruled accidental by the sheriff’s department and Noble County Coroner.

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