Police: Teen dies after accidental shooting

1 person shot multiple times in Springfield (Image 1)
1 person shot multiple times in Springfield (Image 1)

 SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) – An East Tennessee teen has died after accidentally shooting himself.

WATE-TV cited Sweetwater police in reporting the death on Thursday of 15-year-old Matthew Daniels. Police say he accidentally shot himself with a family handgun.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reviewed the case and found no evidence of foul play.

The station said Daniels was a student at Sweetwater High School.

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