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11-year-old accidentally shoots self

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An 11-year-old Bridgeport student accidentally shot and killed himself at his home in the 200 block of County Road 3504 near Bridgeport Tuesday night.

Grayson Conner GarrettĀ sustained a fatal gun shot wound to the face.

His parents and older brother awoke to the sound of a gun shot and found the Bridgeport Middle School student near the family’s gun safe just after 11 p.m..

The incident has been ruled accidental.

Bridgeport Middle School Principal Travis Whisenant is planning a vigil for students to be held in the next few days. Details will be posted as they are available.