UPDATE: Teen identified in deadly hunting accident in Morton

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) A 17-year-old is dead after a gun accidentally goes off while hunting in Morton.

Scott County's Coroner identified the victim as 17-year old Christopher Michael Harrell.

Police say Harrell died after a gun accidentally went off during a hunting excursion in Morton Sunday afternoon


It happened at the La Finca Trailer Park off of Hwy 41 South around 2 p.m.

Morton Police Chief Nicky Crapps says four juveniles were in the woods when the incident happened.

Crapps says the teen was shot in the upper back left shoulder.

So far, no charges have been filed.