Incident

4-10-2016 North Carolina Granite Falls 1-0

Location

April 10, 2016

1398 Baton Church Rd
Granite Falls, North Carolina
Geolocation: 35.8065, -81.5267

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dekota Smith
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Teen was showing gun to a friend via video chat when it AD'd. Victim has died of his injuries.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 11
State Senate District: 45
State House District: 87