Eight-year-old boy accidentally shot by gun

Incident happened in rural Kieler area

An 8-year-old boy from Grant County was pronounced dead at the scene after being accidentally shot with a gun Thursday. 

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, the incident happened in the rural Kieler area.

First responders, EMS and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene and shortly after pronounced the 8-year-old dead.

The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Department.