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17-year-old dead by apparent gunshot wound in Jackson County
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17-year-old dead by apparent gunshot wound in Jackson County

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The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two apparently related incidents that culminated in the death of a 17-year-old boy in Carbondale on Wednesday night, according to a news release.

At about 6:58 p.m. sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported home invasion south of Carbondale. Occupants of the residence reported that two men had forced their way into the home demanding money. There was a struggle over a firearm, shots were fired, and the suspects fled the scene, the release states.

About 10 minutes later, Carbondale Police learned a male patient had arrived at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with a life-threatening wound, suspected to be a gunshot. The victim, a 17-year-old male, was later pronounced dead.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing, the sheriff’s office indicated.

— The Southern

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