Authorities investigate shooting of juvenile in Dayton

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Updated: 5/20/2013 4:46 pm
DAYTON, Nev. (KRNV & -- Lyon County Deputies are investigating the shooting that killed a juvenile in Dayton Sunday, May 19.

Authorities say the juvenile was accidentally shot and killed at a residence on the 1500th block of River Park Parkway in Dayton. News 4 learned the boy did not live at that residence, but his best friend did. A family friend and neighbor tells News 4 the boy who was accidentally shot was Gage Wilkinson, a 7th grader at Dayton Intermediate School.

Family friends have spoken out to News 4, calling it a "tragic accident." The family who lived at the home considered the victim to be a second son.

That family is at a motel and do not plan on living in that house anymore.
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