Northeast Iowa Sheriff Says Boy Died in an Accidental Shooting

Authorities say a boy died after an accidental shooting in Clarksville. Butler County Sheriff Jason Johnson says in a news release that the shooting was reported around 4:45 p.m. Thursday in rural Clarksville. Officers and medics sent to the scene found three people, all under 18.

The names of the boy, the others involved and how the shooting occurred have not been released. The shooting is being investigated.