OCHELATA, Okla. – Authorities are investigating after an 8-year-old Oklahoma boy was killed in a tragic shooting.
On Sunday, deputies said 8-year-old Kade Minor asked his 15-year-old cousin if he had any guns.
That is when the teenager showed the young boy a 12-gauge shotgun, KJRH reports.
Deputies said the gun was leaning against the tire of a vehicle when it fell to the ground, causing it to discharge one round.
Authorities say that round struck Minor in the abdomen.
The 15-year-old reportedly loaded the boy into a vehicle and family members attempted CPR.
Sadly, the boy passed away.
Deputies are investigating the shooting; however, the investigation so far reveals no foul play.
Officials believe the shooting was likely accidental, KJRH reports.