Tuesday, July 12, 2011
July 12, 2011
The CCSO is sadened to release the news that shooting victim Seth Lasater of Orange Park passed away today at the hospital in Jacksonville. He died at approximately 12:05pm. The investigation into this incident is ongoing and no further updates are anticipated today.
(Original media release from 7-11-11):
Some very sad news from our county from over the weekend. A child is in critical condition at Shands Jacksonville (hospital) following an accidental shooting that happened in his home. We await confirmation of the names and ages of any other persons involved, but the basic information is below. Any additional information will be released later today.
Date of Incident: 07/10/2011
Time of Incident: 11pm
Case Number: 2011026728
Type Incident: Person Shot
Victim: Lasater, Seth W/M 09/23/99
Location: 471 Kevin Drive, Orange Park
Narrative: The victim and possibly one other juvenile family member were in a bedroom handling a rifle. The rifle discharged resulting in the victim's head injury. CCSO homicide detectives responded and assumed the investigation which is ongoing at this time. All indications that this is an accidental shooting.