Ligonier boy killed in accidental shooting

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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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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