Teen dead after accidentally shooting himself in Chesterfield

Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in Chesterfield shooting

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - An 18-year-old was shot in the 200 block of Reams Court in Chesterfield.

Police responded to a call at 7:20 p.m. and said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

The victim, identified as Tavian McFarland, died as a result of his injuries.

Police say McFarland “inadvertently shot himself with a handgun.”

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.

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