Few details have been released, but Polk County Today in Livingston is reporting that a teenager has died following an accidental shooting.

The report says that it happened Thursday afternoon in the Segno area, which is about 20 miles southwest of Woodville, and the incident involved one other youth.

KJAS News has learned that both juveniles involved were 17-years-old, and the Polk County Sheriff's Department says that theTexas Rangers have stepped in to assist them with the investigation.

No other information was available. KJAS News will continue to monitor this for further details.


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