PLACERVILLE – El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies are releasing little information in the fatal shooting of a teen just outside of Placerville.

At around 6:45 p.m., deputies responded to a home in the 3700 block of Skis Road to reports of an accidental shooting involving a 13-year-old. A .22 rifle was found near the boy.

The teen was transported to Marshall Hospital.

Deputies are investigating if the shooting was accidental or a suicide attempt.

No one at the home was detained.


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