June 19, 2017

Four-year-old dead from self-inflicted gunshot

CHESTNUTHILL TWP – A young boy who got his hands on a gun is dead after accidentally shooting himself in the head. 

State Police are investigating how Bentley Koch, 4, got hold of the loaded weapon in his home on Ash Lane neaqr Broadheadsville. 

According to media reports, family members found the wounded and unresponsive boy about 11 Sunday morning.  He was rushed to a hospital but could not be saved. 

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