Miller County Teen Dies After Accidental Shooting
A Miller County 14 year-old male has died from injuries sustained after an accidental shooting at a residence near Fouke, Ark., late Monday night.
Miller County Sheriff's Deputies say Destin Wallace died Tuesday after being airlifted to LSU-S Medical Center in Shreveport. Authorities were called to a residence in the 11000 block of Highway 71 around 11PM Monday night in reference to a shooting.
The parent who called 911 stated that her child had accidentally shot his friend. When deputies and first responders arrived they found the teen in critical condition. Deputies closed a section of U.S. Hwy 71 to allow LifeNet’s helicopter to land. The teen was then airlifted to Shreveport.
The Miller County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit responded. Based on their investigation into the incident, they said the incident has been officially classified as accidental.