Incident

6-30-2018 Mississippi Carthage 1-1

Location

June 30, 2018

Martin Luther King Dr
Carthage, Mississippi
Geolocation: 32.7394, -89.5498

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jacob Smith
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun

Notes

teen died of accidental gunshot while he and his friend were handling a shotgun at his relatives home

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 12 gauge
  • Stolen: Not-stolen

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 21
State House District: 27