Riley County Police identify victim in accidental shooting

RANDOLPH (KSNT) – Riley County Police have identified the person killed in an accidental shooting Monday.

RCPD says at 1:20 a.m. Monday they responded to a report of an accidental shooting in the 14000 block of Gardiner Road in Randolph.

Police say once on the scene they found 46-year-old Steven Hoard of Randolph with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

This accident occurred after Hoard tripped while holding a firearm near a wooded area on his property.

The Riley County Police Department ruled this death an accident and suspect no foul play.

 

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