Sheriff’s office: Polk County teen dies in accidental shooting

Sheriff’s office: Polk County teen dies in accidental shooting

POLK COUNTY, TEXAS (KTRE) - A teenager died Thursday following an accidental shooting in the Segno community.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office released a statement on the incident Friday.

Two 17-year-old males were at a residence when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm striking the other fatally, the release states.

“The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently being assisted by the Texas Rangers on this case which is ongoing," the statement reads.

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