From The Tribune staff reports
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting the Riverside Police Department in the death investigation of a 13-year-old boy.
According to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred around 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, in Riverside. A 13-year-old boy suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was taken by RPS Ambulance Service to St. Vincent St. Clair Hospital.
The juvenile died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
“While this investigation is ongoing and continuing at this time, it appears to have been a tragic accident,” St. Clair County Sheriff Billy J. Murray said.