Report: 13-year-old boy killed after gun discharges - - Jackson, MS

Report: 13-year-old boy killed after gun discharges

Jacob Allan (Source: Facebook) Jacob Allan (Source: Facebook)
SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A 13-year-old Magee boy died Saturday after a gun accidentally discharged, shooting him in the face, according to a report from

Family members told us that Jacob Allan, a seventh grader at Magee Middle School,was leaving his grandmother's home and while walking down the steps, tripped making his rifle discharge. Family says Jacob and his brother had been visiting their grandmother and had been hunting early Saturday morning. 

We're told funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time because Allan's body will likely be sent for autopsy.

We will update this story at more information becomes available.

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