A Chicot County boy died early Thursday after he was shot Tuesday night, according to the Chicot County Sheriff’s Office.

The man’s father reportedly called 911 Tuesday night saying he accidentally shot his son. When deputies arrived at the home on Sixteen Section Road in Lake Village, they found a 14-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head.

The boy was transported by helicopter to University Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, where he died Thursday morning.

The boy’s father was taken to the Chicot County Sheriff’s Office for questioning.

The shooting is under investigation. No charges have been filed.

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