Police: Maine Teen Fatally Shoots Himself During Video Chat
NEW SHARON, Maine (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself during a video chat with a friend.
The boy was from New Sharon and police identified him as a student at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington.
Police said the boy died Monday.
The Sun Journal reports a friend noticed something was wrong during their video chat and went with a parent to the boy’s home and found him dead.
An investigation revealed the handgun was owned by a family member.
Police said the death appears to be a horrific accident and that no charges are expected.