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Thursday, November 30, 2017

North Little Rock teen dies from gun wound

Posted By on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 11:02 AM

North Little Rock police reported today the death of a 17-year-old while handling a gun.

Police answered a call about 11 p.m. last Thursday to 4513 Magnolia. They found Gunnar Chassells, 17, dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted wound. Several witnesses were interviewed.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim started playing with a firearm that had been laying on a table in the residence. Witness statements indicated Chassells spun the cylinder, aimed the firearm towards himself and the gun discharged striking him in the head.

The investigation is continuing. Cause of death is ”Gunshot Wound” and manner of death is “Pending” the completed investigation and toxicology results.

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