Jackson police: Teen accidentally shoots and kills boy, 1

July 9, 2021 GMT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 14-year-old has accidentally shot and killed a 1-year-old boy in Jackson, police said.

The baby — Jordan Bradfield — was shot at a home around 5 p.m. Thursday, WAPT-TV reported.

The teenager was handling a .22-caliber gun when it discharged and struck the 1-year-old in the head, Jackson police said. The baby was taken to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead.

Police said no charges were immediately filed against the 14-year-old.