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17-year-old dies after accidental shooting

July 22, 2002|by MARLO BARNHART

ROHRERSVILLE - A 17-year-old boy whom deputies believe accidentally shot himself in the chin with a rifle early Sunday morning died a few hours after he arrived at a Baltimore hospital, said a nursing supervisor late Sunday night.

The teenager, whose identity Washington County Sheriff's deputies haven't yet released, was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center by Maryland State Police medevac helicopter shortly after the 2:54 a.m. incident on Rohrersville Road.

The time of death was 3:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon, a nursing supervisor said.

Deputy First Class David Izat is handling the investigation of the incident. No further details were available Sunday night.

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