14-year-old fatally shoots himself at gun range in Deerfield Beach, deputies say

Authorities investigate death as suicide

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - A 14-year-old boy fatally shot himself Thursday at a gun range in Deerfield Beach, authorities said.

The shooting was reported about 2 p.m. at Gun World of South Florida at 1700 S. Powerline Road.

Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Gina Carter said the teen was airlifted to North Broward Medical Center, where he died at 2:42 p.m. 

Carter said homicide detectives are investigating the shooting, which appears to be a suicide.

The victim's identity has not been released. 

 

 

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