ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A North Carolina sheriff says a four-yr-previous boy by chance shot and killed his grandfather with a gun he discovered on the tailgate of the person’s truck.
Pasquotank County Sheriff Randy Cartwright stated in a information launch that deputies have been referred to as to a rural space about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Investigators stated fifty seven-yr-previous Danny Patrick of Elizabeth Metropolis had been capturing a rifle together with his grandson and sooner or later, the boy fired a shot, killing the person.
The sheriff stated in an e mail that Patrick was shot within the face.
The boy then walked to a close-by house, the place Robin Francis stated the boy advised her his grandfather was lifeless.
Deputies discovered Patrick lifeless on the scene.
Relations contacted this week didn’t need to speak concerning the capturing.