Juvenile dies in shooting Friday morning

Published 7:16 pm Friday, August 19, 2022

A 13-year-old child died after a firearm was discharged  in the Tin Hill subdivision Friday morning.

Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were sent to a home in the Tin Hill Subdivision that morning at about 7:15.

Deputies arrived and found that the incident involved two juveniles.

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Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said 13-year-old Ashton Bean of Carriere died as a result of the incident.

A cause of death and additional information about this incident is still under investigation, Turnage and Ogden said.