UPDATE: 10 Year Old Shot 02-07-20 Determined to be an Accident

On Friday February 7, 2020 the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a 10 year old child being shot in Fairfield.  After follow-up interviews and investigation we have determined that the child was shot by accident.  Those involved admitted that a 16 year old boy who lives in the neighborhood was playing with a gun when it fell and discharged striking the child in the back.  This appears to be an accident and no criminal charges will be pursued.

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