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Funeral Planned For Boy, 2, Shot In Barren Co.

Posted at 1:19 PM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 13:19:11-04
Barren County toddler dies

BARREN COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) — A funeral service is scheduled for Friday for a 2-year-old boy who was shot to death Tuesday in Barren County.

The Barren County Sheriff’s Office was called to Buck Creek Road about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday for a report of an accidental shooting.

Deputies say a sibling shot the toddler by accident while handling a loaded rifle.

The children had been sent upstairs to get some items for their parents prior to the incident taking place.

The 2-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.