Boy injured in gun accident dies


A 12-year-old Scipio boy has died from head injuries sustained during an accidental shooting.

Seth Box, son of Greg and Stacey Box of Jennings County Road 275W, died at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, according to the Marion County Coroner’s office.

An autopsy was scheduled to be performed Thursday.

A .22-caliber rifle discharged while the victim’s older brother was handling the weapon inside the family home in northeastern Geneva Township about 11:30 p.m. Monday, according to Detective Sgt. James Blevins of the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department.


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