Colson Carter dies from gunshot wound

Published 1:47 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A 14-year-old-boy who was accidently shot by his twin brother died Tuesday of his injuries, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, that office issued a press release that said the boy, who was shot in the head with a .22, died in the evening. No time was specified.

The boy was Colson Carter and he and his brother had been students at Central Middle School in Nederland. A prayer vigil was held at Bulldog Stadium Tuesday evening.

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According to the updated report, the incident is still being considered an accident by authorities and, at present, no charges are being filed against the brother.