Jackson County Child Dies After Shooting

Jackson County, Fla. - The child who was accidentally shot in Jackson County on Friday has died from his injuries, Jackson County Sheriff's deputies said Tuesday night. 

6-year-old, Ervin Gerard Sims Jr, was shot at a home on Townhouse Drive by a family member in what authorities described as an accident.

The child's mother's boyfriend was subsequently arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm. Detectives said White is not the person who fired the shot and the incident remains under investigation. 

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